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Slide set: A man hunt (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1893)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
He staggers -- he's beat -- knock him down -- bravo! lad,
Slide 2
He's down in the mud -- how they clutch at his rags
Slide 3
'Let me go, in God's name! Let me go, if you're men'
Slide 4
'I've a wife at death's door lying hungry and cold'
Slide 5
In that garret alone with her babe
Slide 6
'Oh, don't hurt my wrists, I'll go -- yes, I'll go'
Slide 7
The station at last! and the doors are made fast
Slide 8
And a woman next day, with a babe at her breast
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1893-1914 (item ref. 577)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 364)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Person linked to this set

model: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 1-4 and 6, as the baker

Reading or song

George R. Sims, A man hunt in The Dagonet reciter (1888)


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
SIMS, George R.  (1847-1922)
Lucerna ID  3000890

Record created by Richard Crangle and Lydia Jakobs. Last updated 24 November 2016

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