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Slide set: Excelsior! (song: Riley Brothers, 10 slides, 1893)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Slide 2
A youth who bore 'mid snow and ice
Slide 3
But like a silver clarion, rung
Slide 4
In happy homes he saw the light
Slide 5
'Try not the pass,' the old man said
Slide 6
'Oh! stay,' the maiden cried --
Slide 7
Beware the pine tree's withered branch
Slide 8
At break of day, as heavenward
Slide 9
Half-buried in the snow --
Slide 10
Like a falling star
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 125
Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 407

“By F.F. Weeks. From Special Drawings.”

Lucerna ID  3000930

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 September 2021

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