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Slide set: In this old chair my father sat (song: Bamforth & Co., 5 slides, 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
In this old chair my father sat, in this my mother smiled
Slide 2
I hear their blessing on me wait and feel myself a child
Slide 3
Ah! why will cruel time remove or memory paint the past
Slide 4
And here, alas! when they were gone
Slide 5
A pitying angel on me shone to chase each grief away
Slide 3 (rpt)
And if such dream time must remove, why memory paint the past
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1069)

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

‘Edward Fitzball’ and Michael Balfe, ‘In this old chair my father sat’ in several compilations


6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001338

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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