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Slide set: Somebody's mother (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1896)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
The woman was old and ragged and grey, and bent with the chill of the winter's day
Slide 2
He guided her trembling feet along, proud that his own were firm and strong
Slide 3
'She's somebody's mother, boys, you know, for all she's old and poor and slow'
Slide 4
Said 'God be kind to the noble boy, who is somebody's son, and pride and joy'
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1896-1914 (item ref. 920)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

‘Somebody's mother’ in A garland of fair flowers

Related slide sets

see also A garland of fair flowers (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 11 slides, 1896)

see generic title Somebody's mother (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001190

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 May 2024

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