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Slide set: Deep in the mine (song: Bamforth & Co., 5 slides, 1895)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Deep in the mine's gloom profound
Slide 2**
(Effect) A vision come to cheer
Slide 3
(Effect) For well I know that Love Divine
Slide 4**
Though soldiers may to battle go
Slide 5**
Fire damp is the cry that brings terror to the miner brave
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1895-1914 (item ref. 792)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 617)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1257)

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

L. Morrison and W.H. Jude, ‘Deep in the mine’ (London: J.B. Cramer & Co., 1882)

People appearing in slides

CHRIST, Jesus  (fl. C1st) – slide 3


The set was available in two versions, both illustrated here: for double lantern, with Slides 2-4 showing vignetted ‘dream’ images for superimposition onto Slide 1; and for single lantern, with slides 2-4 showing composite images including the underground scene of Slide 1.


9 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001100

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 May 2024

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