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Slide set: Lost in the wild woods (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 32-38 slides, 1894)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
'This means ruin,' he muttered as he read the letter
Slide 3
Bitterness blinded his judgment
Slide 4
'I will go where you think right. But I will serve God'
Slide 5
She prayed for her husband and watched over her child
Slide 6
'Oh, mother! there are such pretty flowers yonder'
Slide 7
She stooped to pick the wild flowers
Slide 8 *
She sat down among the long grass to arrange the flowers
Slide 9
Stealing cautiously along, she attempted a capture, but failed
Slide 10
She remembered the broken promise and her eyes filled with tears
Slide 11
She sat down under a tree and fell asleep
Slide 12
The mother went to the door and, shading her eyes with her hand
Slide 13
She saw the scattered handfuls of wild flowers
Slide 14 *
She entered her now desolate cabin
Slide 15
She commenced to read the ninety-first psalm
Slide 16 *


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Slide 16a
Little Mary was in fearful peril from a prowling wild beast
Slide 17 *
He raised the tomahawk, saying, 'I will have the child's life'
Slide 18
In a moment the murderous hatched dropped from his hand
Slide 19
He took the child in his arms and bore her homeward
Slide 20
When little Mary awoke she was in an Indian tent
Slide 21
The copper-coloured children sought to teach her their own language
Slide 22
'The pale face will die,' she said
Slide 23
A few words put him in possession of the sad news
Slide 24
He only saw a few faded flowers. The child could nowhere be seen
Slide 25
'Won't you join with me in prayer for our dear Mary'
Slide 26
They both rushed to the window and saw the Indians
Slide 27
'You lost little pickaninny?' he enquired
Slide 28
'I'm so glad to get you back, my dear,' he said, pressing her cheek to his own
Slide 29
Tears of thankfulness and joy streamed down her face
Slide 30
'It's so nice to talk to Jesus and mean it, isn't it, mother'
Slide 31
'My love,' said the mother quietly, 'I have taken you to Jesus'
Slide 32
'I wish you would pray for me, father,' said the little one
Slide 33
Robert West buried his face in his hands
Slide 34 *
He seemed to see the Son of Man in the midst of a crowd
Slide 35 *
He rushed bare-headed from the house
Slide 36


no image available
Slide 37
'Who's that been preaching this morning?' she enquired
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 146
1909
Descriptive catalogue of lantern slides: available for hire or purchase (London: Walter Tyler, 1909), 446

“A Service of Song, written and arranged by James Broadbent.”

c.1913
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 250
1913
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 180

“Robert West is betrayed by a Christian friend, and losing faith in man he loses faith in God also. He leaves the city, and lives the life of a settler. His child is stolen by Indians and is ransomed. A Gospel story.”

Other references (2)
17 July 1894
28 July 1894
Lucerna ID  3002632

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 June 2023

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