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Slide set: Not one to spare (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1896)

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Slide 1
'Which shall it be? Which shall it be?' I looked at John -- John looked at me
Slide 2
'If in return from out your seven, one child to me for aye is given'
Slide 3
First to the cradle light we stepped, where Lilian the baby slept
Slide 4
'He's but a baby, too,' said I, and kissed him as we hurried by
Slide 5
'And so,' said John, 'I would not dare to send him from your bedside prayer'
Slide 6
'Then stole we softly up above, and knelt by Mary, child of love'
Slide 7
So like his father, 'No, John, no! I cannot, will not, let him go'
Slide 8

no image available
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1896-1914 (item ref. 917)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 707)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

Ethelinda Beers, ‘Not one to spare’ in A garland of fair flowers

Related slide set

see also A garland of fair flowers (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 11 slides, 1896)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001187

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 May 2024

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