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Slide set: In the signal box (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1889)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Yes, it's a quiet station, but it suits me well enough
Slide 2**
Then I thought of the lives in peril and what might have been their fate
Slide 3**
That night in our little cottage, as I kissed our sleeping child
Slide 4**
So she settled to leave me Johnny, and then she could turn the key --
Slide 5**
I lifted him up to mammy, and he kissed his little hand
Slide 6**
It was all in one awful moment -- I saw that the boy was lost
Slide 7**
I turned the mail to the centre, and by it flew with a roar
Slide 7a

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Slide 8**
That voice! O merciful Heaven! 'tis the child's, and he calls my name
Slide 9**
And she'd leapt on the line and saved him just as the mail dashed thro'
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 41
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 262
Lucerna ID  3000539

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 March 2012

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