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Slide set: The runaway's return (story: 'Maker 22', 12 slides, in/before 1909)

Known references to this set
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 185

“A young man returns after ten years' seafaring life to the village where he was born. He sees the old house, and recalls the day when he ran away -- remembers his mother opening the window in that early morning, and calling him, and, as he did not answer, crying to him, and that cry he has heard in every corner of the globe. But the house is deserted, the garden weed-grown, so he wanders into the churchyard to find to his horror that his father, mother, and sister have all died during his absence.”

Lucerna ID  3004135

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 May 2023

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