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Slide set: Trouble in the 'Amen' corner (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 16 slides, 1901)

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Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
And its organ was the finest and the biggest in the town
Slide 3

no image available
Slide 4
He sang with all his might, and his voice was cracked and broken
Slide 5
The brother must stop singing or the choir would resign
Slide 6

no image available
Slide 7
We'll sell it if we cannot worship in the latest style
Slide 8
They found the choir's great trouble, sitting in his old arm-chair
Slide 9
The angels understood him, 'twas all he cared to know
Slide 10
The choir was to relieve us, that is, do the singing for us
Slide 11
The old man slowly raised his head, a sign that he did hear
Slide 12
'I've sung the Psalms of David for nearly eighty years'
Slide 13
'In the far-off heavenly temple, where the Master I shall greet'
Slide 14
A silence filled the little room; the old man bowed his head
Slide 15
The Master dear had called him to the everlasting chorus
Slide 16
There are no church committees there, no fashionable choirs
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1901-1914 (item ref. 1261)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 994)

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

T.C. Harbaugh, ‘Trouble in the 'Amen' corner’ in several compilations


14 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002330

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 September 2012

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