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Slide set: The soldier's good-bye (song: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1900)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
'I'm now under orders, my darling, I'm going away to the war'
Slide 3
'Let us go just across the meadows, where first we made love -- you and I'
Slide 4
'Be a true soldier's wife, bonnie darling, for the fondest of hearts must part'
Slide 5
'You'll think of me, marching and fighting, away, far away over the sea'
Slide 6
'You'll keep a bright home for me, darling, and a place in your bosom for me'
Slide 7
'Be a true soldier's wife, bonnie darling, for the fondest of hearts must part'
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1900-1914 (item ref. 1224)

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

Fred Weatherly and ‘Stephen Adams’, The soldier's good-bye (London: Boosey & Co., 1885)


7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001491

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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