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Slide set: The torn Bible: or, Hubert's best friend (service of song: Walter Tyler, 30 slides, in/before 1892)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Introduction
Slide 2**
In the old churchyard of the village
Slide 3**
Return of the young soldier
Slide 4**
Good-bye, their last kisses
Slide 5**
Hubert receiving his mother's last gift
Slide 6**
The train wending its way out of the station
Slide 7**
The regiment embarking
Slide 8
The stillness of night rested upon the vessel
Slide 9**
He hastened to the cabin
Slide 10**
The boat was pushed off
Slide 11**
It was not the song-book, it was the Bible
Slide 12**
In India marching up country
Slide 13**
After the battle
Slide 14**
For some minutes he sat in deep thought
Slide 15**
Discovery of the note from his comrade
Slide 16**
His head drooped in deep anguish on his bosom
Slide 17**
A terrible fight
Slide 18**
Found in the jungle
Slide 19**
The doctor read the fifty-first Psalm
Slide 20**
The poor sufferer's eyes turned towards the door
Slide 21**
They watched with Christian love beside the bed
Slide 22**
The doctor crept softly into Hubert's chamber
Slide 23**
He knelt and poured out his heart to heaven
Slide 24**
The blood-stained coat
Slide 25**
The torn Bible
Slide 26**
'See what saved my life,' he said
Slide 27**
Invalided home
Slide 28**
He turned into a shady lane
Slide 29**
'What! Hubert?' cried the old man
Slide 30**
Hubert and his father in the churchyard
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
J. Theobald and Company's extra special illustrated catalogue of magic lanterns, slides and apparatus (London: Theobald & Co., c.1893), 110

“Service of Song, a true Story.”

1905
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 93-94
1912
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912), 46
c.1913
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 267
1913
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 158

“One of the most popular and also most helpful of Lantern Stories. The history of a young man who went for a soldier -- his adventures, and how his life was saved by the very book which he had despised and neglected.”

Lucerna ID  3000774

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 September 2021

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