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Slide set: Ora pro nobis (song: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1897)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Introduction with title
Slide 2**
Into the church the folk had gone / Leaving the orphan child alone
Slide 3**
Tattered and so forlorn was she / They crossed themselves as they passed
Slide 4**
Ora Pro Nobis. Ora Pro Nobis
Slide 5**
Over the grave where her mother lay / Clasping her hands as she knelt to pray
Slide 6**
Out of the church the people came / Starting aghast! as the sombre flame
Slide 4 (rpt)**
Ora Pro Nobis. Ora Pro Nobis
Slide 7**
For while they prayed the angels had come / And taken the soul of the orphan home
Slide 8**
Ora Pro Nobis. Ora Pro Nobis
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1905-1914 (item ref. 1429)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
People linked to this set

model: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slide 6, as the man in the top hat

model: BAMFORTH, Edwin  (1877-1939) – slide 6, as the man in the bowler hat at far right

model: BAMFORTH, Jane  (1878-1963) – slide 6, as the woman at far left

Reading or song

A. Horspool and ‘M. Piccolomini’, Ora pro nobis (London: Osborn & Tuckwood, 1889)

Related slide set

see generic title Ora pro nobis (generic set title – 4 different versions are known)


4 slides known to exist in private collection

9 slides known to exist in private collection

7 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001696

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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