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Slide set: Dame Durden (song: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro, with title
Slide 2
It is the name he called her when first he brought her there
Slide 3
Ah! sweet little Dame Durden, life is sorrow and care
Slide 4
But ah! too soon there came a hand and beckoned her away
Slide 5
A little grave under the chestnuts, a soul gone home to rest
Slide 6
It is the name he gives her whose voice is soft and low
Slide 7
(Effect) That loved him long ago
Slide 8
(Effect) For it fills his dreams and lights the path
Slide 9
But life is bright in the land of lights
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1058)

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

Clifton Bingham and Ciro Pinsuti, Dame Durden (London: Enoch & Sons, 1885)

Slides 7 and 8 may also have been available only showing the 'effect' portion of the image for superimposition on slide 6 using a double lantern.

9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001327

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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