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Slide set: The lifeboat (recitation: Newton & Co., 9 slides, in/before 1888)

Known references to this set
Catalogue of magic lanterns, dissolving-view apparatus, and lantern slides (London: Newton & Co., 1899), 400

“A Series of Original Designs. Illustrating the Poem by G.R. Sims.”

Other reference
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 294

“A tale in verse, by G. R. Sims, in which the husband of a woman, who is lying dying of grief for the loss of a son, is begged by the captain of the lifeboat to join in a daring rescue. The dying woman begs her husband to go , he obeys, he seizes a body in the water, gets a terrible blow, is laid up at home, and at last discovers that he rescued his son, and that his wife has recovered her health at the joyful sight of her long-lost son.”

Lucerna ID  3005438

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 January 2021

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