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Slide set: The orphan's prayer (song: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1896)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A poor lad wends his way along the city streets
Slide 2
He heavenwards turns his poor worn face, and his tearful yearning gaze
Slide 3
'Ah! mother dear, ah! mother dear, look down in love on me'
Slide 4
The poor lad falls and faints away from hunger, pain, and cold
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1896-1914 (item ref. 938)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

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

L.B. Butler and Gustave Chandoir, The orphan's prayer (London: Charles Sheard & Co., c.1890)


4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001208

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

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