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Slide set: A peep behind the scenes (story: Bamforth & Co., 36 slides, 1880s)

Individual slides contained in this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction
Slide 2
The door was opened and a little girl stood before the man
Slide 3
She seized the picture eagerly and held it before her with evident delight
Slide 4
And when she tried to comfort her, her mother only wept the more
Slide 5**
'Do you hear me?' said her father, 'stop crying, at once'
Slide 6**
The poor woman raised herself in bed and arranged her little girl's curly tresses
Slide 7
After this, the play commenced
Slide 8
She fell asleep, her weary head resting on her mother's pillow
Slide 9
Rosalie was glad to leave the town
Slide 10
There was a little cottage near where the caravan was drawn up
Slide 11
Hymn, 'Jesus, I Thy face am seeking'
Slide 12
'Rosalie,' said her mother, 'would you like to hear, &c.'
Slide 13
'Glad to see you so much better, madam'
Slide 14
She could see inside the church
Slide 15
And Rosalie read aloud
Slide 16
It was a very pale, sorrowful face, which the looking glass reflected
Slide 17
'I'm not going to lose a pretty child, like her, from the stage'
Slide 18
A great pine forest stretched on one side
Slide 19
'You mustn't cry for me, darling,' said her mother
Slide 20
Her father lifted her from the bed
Slide 21
She opened the locket and looked at the sweet girlish face inside
Slide 22
Opening her eyes, she saw a girl standing by her bedside
Slide 23
And Rosalie began to read to Betsey Ann
Slide 24
She often found her father in close conversation with the lady
Slide 25
And then she dropped on her knees and prayed earnestly
Slide 26
'Rosalie,' said her stepmother, 'I intend that you shall make yourself useful'
Slide 27
'Into the workhouse you go, to-morrow'
Slide 28
They knelt down together on the attic floor
Slide 29
And seeing a woman stood at the porch, she asked the way to Pendleton
Slide 30
And Rosalie warmed her hands and told the caravan people how thankful she was for the help on the way
Slide 31
With a trembling hand she opened the little iron gate
Slide 32
Rosalie was too full of feeling for any words
Slide 33
Rosalie sat on a stool at her aunt's feet
Slide 34**
May and Rosalie were the best of friends at once
Slide 35
Betsey Ann looked an entirely different girl
Slide 36**
She met the same old man who gave her the picture
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Slide title
Format
Image type
Production
Background
1
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: slide set title | caravan
2
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Exterior location
image content: caravan
3
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
4
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
5
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) | BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
6
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
7
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
8
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
9
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: caravan
10
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
11
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Text
Photography
N/A
12
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
13
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) | BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
14
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
15
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
16
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
17
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) | BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
18
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Drawing / painting / print
Photography
N/A
image content: caravan | forest/woodland
19
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
20
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) | BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) | caravan
21
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
22
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
23
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
24
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911)
25
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
26
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911)
27
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
28
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
29
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Exterior location
30
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: caravan
31
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
32
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)
33
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
image content: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)
34
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Exterior location
35
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Studio set
36
Standard glass slide:
3¼ inches (83mm) square
Life model
Photography
Exterior location
Lucerna ID  3000420

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 September 2021

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