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Slide set: The holy city (song: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, in/after 1898)

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Slide 1
Intro. The Holy City
Slide 2
Last night I lay a-sleeping. There came a dream so fair
Slide 3
(Effect) I stood in old Jerusalem, beside the temple there
Slide 4
(Effect) Methought the voice of Angels from Heaven in answer rang
Slide 5
(Effect) Methought my dream was changed, the streets no longer rang
Slide 6
(Effect) The shadow of a cross arose
Slide 4 (rpt)
(Effect) Hark! how the Angels sing
Slide 7
(Effect) I saw the Holy City beside the tideless sea
Slide 8
(Effect) The gates were open wide, and all who would might enter
Slide 9
(Effect) It was the new Jerusalem that would not pass away
Other related organisations

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 143)

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1914 (item ref. 931)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1898)
Reading or song

Fred Weatherly and ‘Stephen Adams’, The holy city (London: Boosey & Co., 1892)

Related slide sets

reissue of The holy city (song: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1896)

see also The holy city (song: manufacturer unknown, 9 slides, in/after 1898)

see generic title The holy city (generic set title – 8 different versions are known)


10 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001201

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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