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Slide set: Eric's good news (story: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 29 slides, in/before 1905)

Known references to this set
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 293
1906
Supplementary list of lantern slides lent on hire: 1906-7 (London: UK Band of Hope Union, 1906), 3

“By the author of 'Probable Sons.' A story of more than ordinary interest, telling how Eric Wallace, the invalid son of a well-known sceptic, is brought to the Saviour through a few tattered leaves of St. Mark's Gospel, which his dog finds in the sea. He asks his friend, Captain Graham, to explain the story of the Gospel. The Captain, though not a believer, tries to answer the boy's questions, and is in time so impressed with the truth that he becomes an earnest Christian. Hymns – A little ship was on the sea – God loved the world of sinners lost – Farewell.”

c.1913
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 238
1913
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 187

“Eric's good news was the New Testament. An invalid child with a sceptical father finds part of a copy. His simple questions arising out of what he reads leads to very happy results.”

Lucerna ID  3001679

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 February 2021

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