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Slide set: Old Parson Rayne (story: York & Son, 12 slides, 1892)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A quaint, old fashioned parsonage
Slide 2
They had parted in anger
Slide 3
Old Janet looks at that picture
Slide 4
He would sit for hours lost in thought
Slide 5
'Ha!' he exclaimed; 'he'll come tonight'
Slide 6
The labourers passed onward to the village
Slide 7
'See, Janet!' 'That's my Eric'
Slide 8
Janet fell upon her knees
Slide 9
'Dead!' sobbed Janet; 'dead!'
Slide 10
Janet placed the boy beside his knees
Slide 11
That night all was told
Slide 12
Grandpa lifts the lad up, and kisses him
Other related organisations

in stock of John W. Care, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1892-1914 (item ref. 484)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 454)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

George R. Sims, ‘Old Parson Rayne’ in The Dagonet reciter (1888)

Dated from Stationer's Hall copyright records.

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000799

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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