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Slide set: By the fountain (song: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2**
I saw a sweet face dreaming
Slide 3**
And there was one beside her
Slide 4
'I shall love thee, dear, for ever'
Slide 5**
But the fountain it was frozen
Slide 6**
As she stretched her hands imploring
Slide 7
And once again I saw it, that same sweet face of old
Slide 8**
'I shall love thee, dear, for ever'
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1053)

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

Fred Weatherly and ‘Stephen Adams’, By the fountain (London: Boosey & Co., 1889)

Related slide set

reissued as By the fountain: new series (song: Bamforth & Co., 10 slides, 1905)


Dated from Riley catalogue - could be slightly earlier.


4 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide known to exist in private collection

8 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001322

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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