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Slide set: Laddie (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 40 slides, 1907)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
She remained standing in the carriage
Slide 3
The 'bellerin' stopped instantaneously at such a refreshing sight
Slide 4
'This ain't London?' she asked in a thin, chirrupy voice
Slide 5
The old lady soon found another listener
Slide 6
A damp and steaming ticket-collector opened the door
Slide 7
There is something remarkable in the man John Clement Carter, M.D.
Slide 8
'Not another word, my dear boy, not another word!'
Slide 9**
Dr Carter was dreaming rosy dreams that evening in his quiet room
Slide 10
'Please, sir, there's some one wishes to see you'
Slide 11
The door was pushed open, and before him stood his mother
Slide 12
Dr Carter started up saying, 'Mother! why, mother!'
Slide 13
'I must have a good look at you, Laddie boy,' she said
Slide 14
John Carter busied himself with making the fire burn up into a blaze
Slide 15
The sight of her white, trembling old face touched the doctor's heart
Slide 16
'Look here,' he said, 'I want tea at once, in the dining room'
Slide 17
Ah! I remember well what tea you used to make in that little brown teapot at home
Slide 18
She stood for some minutes looking at the scene reflected in the glass before her
Slide 19
His door opened softly and his mother came in -- such a queer, funny old figure
Slide 20
She made him lie down, and tucked the clothes round him, and kissed him
Slide 21
It must have been soon after this that he woke with a start
Slide 22
God forgive me for wounding the brave old heart!
Slide 23
I don't think none the worse of you, but a deal the better for saying it out like a man
Slide 24
He did not find his mother at Sunnybrook
Slide 25
She stretched out both her soft hands, and said, 'Tell me about it'
Slide 26
'Love me less, then, Violet; hate me, for I was ashamed of her'
Slide 27
London seemed a very terrible place to the old countrywoman
Slide 28
She reached one of the parks at last, and sat down very thankfully on a seat
Slide 29
'Don't you see as you've dropped your purse?' he said in a surly, angry tone
Slide 30
The old woman longed, oh! how bitterly, for the old fireside, and the settle
Slide 31
'Why, it ain't never you! Whoever would have thougt of seeing you so soon?'
Slide 32
'Here they are, sir,' said the nurse, 'they must have dropped on the next bed, as you turned round'
Slide 33
'Mother!' he cried, 'mother, is it you?'
Slide 34
'Yes,' he said, 'and she is my mother'
Slide 35
'Ah, Laddie,' she said, 'I'm a bit tired with my journey'
Slide 36
As the evening came on, she fell asleep very quietly
Slide 37

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Slide 38

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Slide 39

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Slide 40

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** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1907-1914 (item ref. 1543)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1111)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

John Graham (arr. John Graham), Laddie (London: J. Curwen & Sons, 1889)

Related slide set

see generic title Laddie (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)

Riley catalogue gives the number of slides as 39; Butcher catalogue only lists the first 36 slides.

1 slide known to exist in private collection

36 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001811

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 September 2012

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