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Slide set: Just as the sun went down (song: Bamforth & Co., 19 slides, 1903)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
After the din of the battle's o'er, just at the close of day
Slide 3
Wounded and bleeding upon the field, two dying soldiers lay
Slide 4
One held a ringlet of thin grey hair, one held a lock of brown
Slide 5
Bidding each other a last farewell, just as the sun went down
Slide 6
One thought of mother, at home and alone, feeble and old and grey
Slide 7
One of the sweetheart, he left in town, happy and young and gay
Slide 8

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Slide 9
Bidding farewell to the dear old flag, just as the sun went down
Slide 10
Words of Chorus
Slide 11
One knew the joy of a mother's love, one of a sweetheart fair
Slide 12
Thinking of home, they lay side by side, breathing a farewell prayer
Slide 13
One for his mother so old and grey
Slide 14
One for his love in town
Slide 15
They closed their eyes to the earth and skies,  just as the sun went down
Slide 16
Then came the news from a comrade's lips, one who'd survived the fight
Slide 17
Sweetheart and mother were listening there, oh, what a pitiful sight
Slide 18
Two hearts nigh broken, two noble lives lost, fighting, defending the Crown
Slide 19
Still they were proud of the heroes who died just as the sun went down
Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

‘Lyn Udall’, ‘Just as the sun went down’ (London: Charles Sheard & Co., 1898)


18 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002401

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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