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Slide set: The lighthouse keeper (story: Bamforth & Co., 18 slides, 1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, a Lighthouse, with Title
Slide 2
'I wish you wouldn't go out to-night, father'
Slide 3
'Is there going to be a storm, father,' she asked anxiously
Slide 4
She laid her hand beseechingly upon his arm, and he looked down upon her for a moment
Slide 5
Old Dowland sat mending nets, and Hessel sat down by his side
Slide 6
Stronger grew the temptation, and weaker the memory of his promise
Slide 7
Soon he was in his accustomed place at 'The Anchor Inn'
Slide 8
Deeper and deeper he drank of the fiery liquid
Slide 9
In the lonely lighthouse Mary sat watching the gathering storm
Slide 10
With a sinking heart she turned and closed the door
Slide 11
'Father!' she cried, 'it is quite dark, and the lamps are not lighted,' but he was too drunk to understand
Slide 12
Seizing a glass of water from the table, she held it eagerly to his lips
Slide 13
'O God! what will become of the poor men who are on the water to-night'
Slide 14
The rough wind howled round the desolate lighthouse
Slide 15
She heard footsteps outside; an awful horror held her in rigid grasp
Slide 16
She pointed silently to the sleeping form in the armchair
Slide 17
Roused by the noise of their entrance, Hessel rose and stood like a man in a dream
Slide 18
One of the men drew the covering from the statuesque face
Catalogue entries (4)
1905
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 117
c.1913
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 299
Other reference
17 July 1893
Lucerna ID  3002117

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 January 2012

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