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Slide set: The light of the world (song: Bamforth & Co., 10 slides, 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Intro. with Title
Slide 2**
I heard the bells at midnight pealing, I dream't of Bethlehem afar
Slide 3**
I saw the Blessed Mother kneeling before her babe beneath the Star
Slide 4**
Arise, arise, behold the morn, the Saviour of the world is born
Slide 5**
For He who loved us all was sleeping within the garden's rocky tomb
Slide 6**
Fear not sweet answer making, why seek the loving Master here
Slide 7**
And still the ages tell the story
Slide 8**
He came that we might be forgiven, for us the bitter road He trod
Slide 9
For us He lives and reigns in Heaven
Slide 10
O come, O come, before Him fall, the Saviour and the Lord of all
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1072)

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

Fred Weatherly and ‘Stephen Adams’, The light of the world (London: Boosey & Co., 1896)

Related slide set

see generic title The light of the world (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

HUNT, William Holman  (1827-1910) – creator of source image(s), slide 1

People appearing in slides

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st) – slides 1, 3, 5, 8-10


7 slides known to exist in private collection

11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001341

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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