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Slide set: The last milestone (song: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1897)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Open the sacred Book, Lassie, and read in the fading light
Slide 2**
The last milestone to reach, Lassie, a cross by a daisy crown
Slide 3
And a song comes stealing across my dreams, that they sing in the home afar
Slide 4


no image available
Slide 5
And when I come to the gates, Lassie, and faith shall be lost in sight
Slide 6
Not good-bye! but good-night; we all shall meet in the morning light
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1897-1914 (item ref. 989)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
song
Date of first manufacture
1897
Reading or song

H.L. D'Arcy Jaxone and Henry Pontet, The last milestone (London: W. Marshall & Co., 1884)

Related slide set

reissued as The last milestone: new series (song: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1899)

People appearing in slides

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st) – slide 6

Notes

This version does not appear in the Bamforth catalogue, probably because it was replaced by a new series in 1899. The date is based on its position in the Riley catalogue, and could have been slightly earlier.

Collections

7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001258

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 December 2021

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