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Slide set: Only a waif (service of song: W. Rider & Co., 23 slides, 1900)

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Slide 1
Introduction, with Title
Slide 2
The long, hard struggle was almost at an end
Slide 3
He sat on a broken box, and looked wistfully at his wife
Slide 4
'What is it, Molly, do you feel a bit better, now, my lass?'
Slide 5
'Don't cry, Jim,' she said in a faint whisper
Slide 6
'You shall pick the daisies, Danny,' he told the child
Slide 7

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Slide 8
'Stay here, sonny, till Dada comes back'
Slide 9
It was nearly midnight and a drizzly rain had begun to fall
Slide 10
He looked down in the lamplight pityingly upon the tear-bedewed eyes
Slide 11
'I's Danny,' said the child, 'Mammy's little Danny'
Slide 12
But the smell of the drink and the familiar surroundings proved more than he could bear
Slide 13
He was stumbling along the streets of a busy suburb
Slide 14
All his trespasses seemed like a dark cloud round him
Slide 15
It was a little group of open-air workers
Slide 16
He sat down at the back, keeping his eye on the preacher
Slide 17
It's all true what you've been saying, it is in the Book
Slide 18
The young man found the poor wanderer had nowhere to lay his head
Slide 19
One day the mission nurse came to them with a glad look on her face
Slide 20
That afternoon his friends came to see him again
Slide 21
'What?' asked the listeners, bending forward with attentive looks
Slide 22
God bless you for those words
Slide 23

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Other related organisations

in stock of W. Nicholson & Sons, , dates unknown (item ref. 59)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1800)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 939)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 1267)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

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

John Burnham (arranger), Only a waif (1896)

People appearing in slides

UNIDENTIFIED LIFE MODEL 01   (fl. 1890s-1900s) – slides 9-12

The Lizars catalogue only lists the first 21 slides of the set.
Lucerna ID  3002834

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 January 2022

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