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Slide set: Darby and Joan (song: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Intro, with title
Slide 2**
Darby, dear, we are old and grey, fifty years since our wedding day
Slide 3**
Darby, dear, but my heart was wild when we buried our baby child
Slide 4**
Darby, dear, 'twas your loving hand showed the way to the better land
Slide 5**
Always the same, Darby, my own, always the same to your old wife Joan
Slide 6**
Hand in hand when our hair is grey, hand in hand when our life was May
Slide 7
Ah! lad, though we know not when, love will be with us for ever then
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1899-1914 (item ref. 1157)

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

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

Fred Weatherly and James L. Molloy, Darby and Joan (London: Boosey & Co., 1878)

Related slide set

see generic title Darby and Joan (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


10 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001424

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 March 2024

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