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Slide set: The May queen (recitation: York & Son, 10 slides, in/before 1891)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Call me early, mother dear
Slide 2**
Robin leaning on the bridge beneath the hazel tree
Slide 3
The Village Green
Slide 4
The May Queen
Slide 5**
If you're waking, call me early
Slide 6
You'll bury me beneath the hawthorn shade
Slide 7
I shall hear the bleating of the lambs
Slide 8
And that good man, the clergyman
Slide 9**
Sit beside my bed, and put your hand in mine
Slide 10
The blessed music went that way my soul will have to go
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1891-1914 (item ref. 408)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Peter Feathers, 1901

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 646)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1891)
Reading or song

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The May queen (n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title The May queen (generic set title – 3 different versions are known)


10 slides known to exist in private collection

3 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord  (1809-1892)
Lucerna ID  3000726

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 May 2024

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