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Slide set: Little Faith: or the child of the toy stall (story: G.M. Mason, 30 slides, 1920s)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The old Market Place
Slide 2
The Toy Stall, tempting customers to buy
Slide 3
They sat down to eat their scanty dinner
Slide 4
They walked on towards their home
Slide 5
He sat down, and leaned his head on his hand
Slide 6
The child felt his hand stroking her hair
Slide 7
She crept back, and sat on the stairs
Slide 8
She passed down the empty street
Slide 9
She was obliged to sit down on the baker's step
Slide 10
First asking at one shop then another
Slide 11
She crept along by the Church railing
Slide 12
She sat by the Church porch
Slide 13
In the Vestry she soon fell asleep
Slide 14
The Minister called Faith to him
Slide 15
Faith sat down by the Minister
Slide 16
Faith sat by the Kitchen fire
Slide 17
Mrs Fraser and Faith knelt in prayer
Slide 18
Mrs Fraser gives Faith a coin to spend
Slide 19
Her Father's stall was gone
Slide 20
With a heavy heart, Faith went home
Slide 21
Mrs Gubbins was lying on the floor
Slide 22
Mrs Gubbins, said Faith in a whisper
Slide 23
Oh, Faith, said Mrs Fraser as they talked
Slide 24
A new Toy Stall was there
Slide 25
Dark dismal street
Slide 26
He came down the street
Slide 27
Why, Faith, my little Faith, he said
Slide 28
Faith swept the wall with her brush
Slide 29
John Robinson came into the room with astonishment
Slide 30
Father, said little Faith as she kissed him, Father
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in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

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

O.F. Walton, Little Faith (London: Lutterworth Press, n.d.)


The date of production (very late for a Life Model set) is assumed: the set appears in the Mason catalogue tentatively dated as late 1920s, but not in the issue dated as early 1920s. The clothing styles of the models appear to support this date.


30 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3009882

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 October 2020

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