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Slide set: Jessie's last request (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
'Father,' said a voice in whisper, 'I'm so glad you've come again'
Slide 3
They're waiting in the room, so beautiful and white
Slide 4
Though I see you have been drinking, I do not mean to scold
Slide 5
'A lady kind who came to see us, a pledge book in her hand!'
Slide 6
It led to drinking more and more at home, and liquor shops
Slide 7
You got angry with her, father, you said drink was good for man
Slide 8
When you came home from work, father, you romp't and talked and read
Slide 9
The home she made so neat and clean, has gone to pay for drink
Slide 10
'I will, I will, my Jessie, love,'  --  and his tears began to flow
Slide 11
Silent, long he stood beside her, looking on her darling face
Slide 12
Down he sank upon her pillow, groaning with his load of pain
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1899-1914 (item ref. 1174)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 877)

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

12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001441

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 31 August 2012

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