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Slide set: The dear home land (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1902)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
The land was sweet with sunshine after April rain
Slide 3
But my heart cried out in longing, all was sad to me
Slide 4
Did the sunlight shine on the old sweet strand
Slide 5
I could not find the blossoms that at home all grew
Slide 6
There were kindly faces round me, but they knew not me
Slide 7
In the dear old home land far across the sea
Slide 8
I dreamt I crossed the waters, for my heart cried go
Slide 9
They came with smiles to greet me, and to me it seemed
Slide 10
I awoke once more, on my way I went
Slide 11
In the dear home land far across the sea
Slide 12
They remember me, they miss me, and they pray for me
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1902-1914 (item ref. 1314)

in stock of North of England Temperance League,  1906 (item ref. 453)

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

Clifton Bingham and Walter Slaughter, The dear home land (London: J.B. Cramer & Co., 1892)


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001581

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 March 2024

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