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Slide set: The little minstrel (song: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1896)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A little ragged minstrel, she had sung her song all day
Slide 2
She sings again, and, listening, stands a grey-beard, bent with years
Slide 3
The old man vows the child shall be his only earthly care
Slide 4
Too late, the little minstrel maid will sing on earth no more
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1896-1914 (item ref. 935)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

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

Lindsay Lennox and Frederic H. Cowen, The little minstrel (London: B. Williams, 1885)

Related slide set

see generic title The little minstrel (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001205

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

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