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Slide set: Father, come home! (story: Chatham Pexton, 40 slides, 1893)

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Slide 1

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Slide 2

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Slide 3

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Slide 4

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Slide 5

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Slide 6
'Why, my man, what is the matter?'
Slide 7

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Slide 8
'I ain't afraid o' you hurting of me'
Slide 9**
Dr Donald stripped the walls of the paper
Slide 10

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Slide 11
'All right, Robby, there's soap and towel'
Slide 12
'Robby, do you know what God says?'
Slide 13
She's got no mother, poor little mite
Slide 14**
The demon Drink left his seal upon him
Slide 15**
The father took the child
Slide 16
Robby pulled out a bright, new half-crown
Slide 17
Robby's father with his boon companions
Slide 18
The boy gave a great gasping sigh
Slide 19
Stunned and bruised, the boy lay still
Slide 20**
'Hepsy, do I look nice for the doctor?'
Slide 21**
'Oh, great, holy God! it's all true'
Slide 22**
'Oh, Robby, they're real flowers!'
Slide 23**
'Please God, me and Goldie says, 'thank you!''
Slide 24
Dr Donald took the wasted hand in his
Slide 25
'Now I want you to try some grapes'
Slide 26
The doctor turned away, and prepared some medicine
Slide 27
Goldie turned her face to the wall
Slide 28

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Slide 29

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Slide 30**
A fair, bright child was seated beside her
Slide 31

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Slide 32

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Slide 33

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Slide 34
'I say mate,' said the man
Slide 35

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Slide 36

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Slide 37
'Goldie, speak to father!'
Slide 38
Goldie's father seized with a long illness
Slide 39
Sometimes he would rush away to his room
Slide 40

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

in stock of Chatham Pexton, 1893

in stock of North of England Temperance League, 1906 (item ref. 360)

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 165)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Related slide set

see generic title Father, come home! (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


15 slides known to exist in private collection

20 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3003065

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 March 2024

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