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Slide set: Farmer Brown's awakening: or, so as by fire (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 31-37 slides, 1894-1909)

Descriptive data for this set
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers,  ? -1914 (item ref. 736)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 573)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1894, latest possible 1909)
Reading or song

Frances Evans, Farmer Brown's awakening: or, so as by fire. A story of farm life (London: Church of England Temperance Society, 1894)

Related slide set

reissue of Farmer Brown's awakening: or, so as by fire (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 18 slides, 1894)


The position of this set in the Bamforth catalogue would correspond to first production in 1894. However this longer set was presumably later than that and replaced the previous 18-slide version (unless there were always two versions of the set available), taking its place in the catalogue pages. The set could have been reissued in 1902, when a new edition of the service of song was published.

Lucerna ID  3001045

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 September 2021

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