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Slide set: The flight of ages (song: Bamforth & Co., 7 slides, 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
In the hush of a golden twilight when all the world was gone
Slide 3
I have a rose, a white, white rose, 'twas given me long ago
Slide 4
It lies in an old book faded between the pages white
Slide 5**
I have a love, the love of years, bright as the purest star
Slide 6**
I have a love, the star of years, its light alone I see
Slide 7**
And every star may fall from heaven and every rose decay
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of T. Mayne, dates unknown

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1002)

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

Fred Weatherly and Frederick Bevan, The flight of ages (London: Boosey & Co., 1890)

Related slide sets

reissued as The flight of ages (song: Bamforth & Co., 15 slides, 1913)

see generic title The flight of ages (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


3 slides known to exist in private collection

10 slides in Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Lucerna ID  3002018

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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