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Slide set: One of His jewels (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 32-42 slides, 1895)

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Slide 1
'Jewels, Amber, surely you know; those are Jewels,' she said, holding up her hand
Slide 2

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Slide 3
'Poor Grace,' sighed Mrs Hildsley, 'it is hard to bear, but your darling is with Jesus'
Slide 4

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Slide 4a
Sarah Roberts entreated her to speak to her husband on her behalf
Slide 5
She went into screaming hysterics, and I did all I could to soothe her
Slide 5a
A note had been left on the table in which it was declared she had stolen the child
Slide 6
'Oh, yes, my Amber,' she answered, drawing the child to her side
Slide 7
In a miserable attic sat a little girl on a stool by the empty grate
Slide 7a

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Slide 8

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Slide 9

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Slide 10
The next minute Amber would have been run over
Slide 11
'I'm glad I happened to be passing,' said Robin simply
Slide 11a
'Oh, he does want you,' cried Amber, earnestly
Slide 12

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Slide 12a

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Slide 13
The boy was sobbing bitterly now; he tried to speak, but failed
Slide 14
'Hush, don't speak so loudly, mamma feels sad if I speak of her?'
Slide 14a
He was soon in the road, buried in his own reflections
Slide 15
Robin reached home that evening full of his adventure
Slide 15a

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Slide 16
'By-the-by, mother, is Pearl really Aunt Sarah's baby?'
Slide 17
'Mother,' said Robin in the evening, 'how do you know her name is Pearl?'
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Slide 19
'Father says she's Aunt Sarah's baby, but mother says she isn't'
Slide 19a
When Robin poured forth his news, Pearl listened with deep longing
Slide 20
As they were talking, McDonald entered
Slide 21
She struggled through her illness with what aid two ignorant children could afford
Slide 22
Her voice was nearly gone, she whispered to Robin to come close
Slide 23
Little Pearl slipped on her knees and prayed silently
Slide 24

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Slide 25
He rushed out of the room, leaving his stepson unconscious on the floor
Slide 26
'Pearl,' he said, 'I am going to take you home'
Slide 27
He grasped Pearl's hand firmly, and turned into the right road
Slide 27a
(Effect) 'It is I, be not afraid'
Slide 28

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Slide 28a
He had just time to set the child on her feet before he fell heavily to the ground
Slide 29

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Slide 30
There, half covered by the driving snow, lay the body of a lad
Slide 31
Her husband and Mrs S. were bending over Robin
Slide 32

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Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1895-1914 (item ref. 807)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 258)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

B. Swan (arr. James Tipton), One of His jewels: a musical service of song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)


29 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001115

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 May 2024

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