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Slide set: Come home, father (song: York & Son, 3 slides, in/before 1888)

Descriptive data for this set
Slide 1

no image available
Slide 2**
The night has grown colder, and Benny is worse
Slide 3
The clock in the steeple strikes three
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1888-1914 (item ref. 163)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894 (item ref. 1764)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 488)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 530)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1888)
Reading or song

Henry Clay Work, ‘Come home, father: little Mary's song’ in several compilations


The E.G. Wood and North of England Temperance League catalogues use the title 'Father, come home'.


3 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000504

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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