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Slide set: Brightly beams our Father's mercy (song: Riley Brothers, 6 slides, 1892)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The village and the lighthouse
Slide 2
'The lower lights'
Slide 3
The angry storm -- seeking for the lights
Slide 4

no image available
Slide 5
The wreck near the harbour
Slide 6
The rescued seamen
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1892-1914 (item ref. 507)

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 224)

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

Philip Bliss, ‘Let the lower lights be shining’ in Sacred songs and solos (1873)

Related slide set

see generic title Brightly beams our Father's mercy (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


The slide titles are taken from the Riley 1905 catalogue; the slides themselves carry no titles, and the catalogue titles describe the images rather than relating to the hymn verses they illustrate.


5 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000822

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 March 2024

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