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Slide set: The man in the dungeon (story: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1891)

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Slide 1
How could he be sleeping so gently?
Slide 2
There were four other soldiers asleep outside it
Slide 3
And could he sleep so if he were indeed a wicked man?
Slide 4
(Effect) Jesus Christ was there
Slide 5
(Effect) They prayed very earnestly, and no doubt their prayers were heard
Slide 6
(Effect) Perhaps he dreams of the first time he went
Slide 7
See, he starts in his sleep and opens his eyes
Slide 8
(Effect) Is it one of God's angels?
Slide 9
But now they stand before the iron gate
Slide 10
(Effect) It too opens of its own accord
Slide 11
The Summer night breeze upon Peter's forehead was a very pleasant feeling
Slide 12
He went in and told them what great things the Lord had done for him
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1892-1914 (item ref. 490)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 186)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 765)

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drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Samuel Wilberforce, ‘The man in the dungeon’ in Agathos and other Sunday stories (1839)

People appearing in slides

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st) – slide 4


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000805

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 May 2023

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