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Slide set: The fireman (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 14 slides, 1902)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1


no image available
Slide 2
'Tis a cold, bleak night! with angry roar the north winds blow
Slide 3


no image available
Slide 4
In lowly dwellings where the needy swarm
Slide 5
Above the beating of the storm peals on the startled ear the fire alarm
Slide 6
From yonder dwelling fiercely shooting out
Slide 7
A little child stands like a phantom 'mid the horrid glare
Slide 8
Up goes a ladder, thro' the startled throng
Slide 9
Sharp tongues of flame assail him in their wrath
Slide 10
Gone to his death, the wily flames surround
Slide 11
Behold! he quickly on the roof appears
Slide 12
Up with your ladders, quick! 'tis but a chance
Slide 13
Silence; he comes along the burning road
Slide 14
A happy mother clasps her child again
Number of slides
14
Manufacturer
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1902-1914 (item ref. 1306)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1037)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
recitation
Date of first manufacture
1902
Reading or song

George Baker, The fireman in Garry's elocutionist (1888)

Related slide set

see also The fireman's wedding (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 21 slides, 1902)

Notes
A number of the slides in this set also appear in The fireman's wedding from the same year, though reversed.
Lucerna ID  3001573

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 January 2014

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