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Slide set: The cry of the little ones (song: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1897)

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Slide 1**
The tide of the life is surging, thro' the city to and fro
Slide 2
O, little ones of London, they know not what they do
Slide 3**
And night falls on the children, they stand as in a spell
Slide 4**
O, happy homes of London; O, gulf so deep and wide
Slide 5**
Creep home, creep home, poor little one, sleep sweetly while you can
Slide 6
O, little ones of London, that land is free and wide
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisation

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

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

Fred Weatherly and ‘Stephen Adams’, The cry of the little ones (London: Boosey & Co., 1890)


6 slides known to exist in private collection

4 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002239

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

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