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[Magic lantern address] (lantern lecture, London, England, 1902)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern address
Date
1902
Audience
fruit-pickers
People linked to event

MULHOLLAND, Captain   (fl. 1900s) – lecturer

Reference
‘Crown Him Lord of All’ in Church Army gazette

“'Gone to S. Africa': Hearing that Ex-.Capt. Mulholland, who has been working amongst the fruit-pickers at Swanley, had taken up work at Plumstead for several weeks. A meeting of welcome had been inaugurated by the Rev. S. M. Warner, vicar of All Saints' in whose parish Mr. Mulholland is working. (...) 'The life of Joseph' was the subject chosen ofr the lantern address and Mr. Mulholland bade his hearers beware of the sin of jeaulousy or envy which in this case led Joseph's brethren to deceive their father and to cruelly get rid of their brother. Commenting on the money for which Joseph was sold, he observed that thirty pieces of silver was the price paid to Judas for betraying Christ ans asked what those present sold Him for, and earnestly besought them not to sell Him any longer, but to come to Him that evening and be rid of the sins for which they have sold him. (...) 'Jesus keep me near the cross' was sung and the illustrations of the 'old, old story' were thrown upon the sheet. The child learning of Jesus at his mother's knee; then the One bearing the cross which is not necessarily a cross of wood, but the various happenings of every day life (...). Then the final picture – the empty cross – represented that One who was nailed to it had ascended on high, and at the foot of the Cross was a figure embracing it. (...)”

Lucerna ID 7001007

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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