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Slide set: Rare metal (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 28 slides, 1895)

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Slide 1**
It was Christmas Eve. Snow had been falling all day
Slide 2
Two boys came near to listen
Slide 3
He invited the two boys to next Sunday's service
Slide 4
And Bob marched in the snow with a pompous air
Slide 5
She strove to help her mother to win the daily bread
Slide 6
Dick suddenly seized and swung him into the gutter
Slide 7
'Please do not do anything to him,' repeated Jenny
Slide 8
Jenny told her mother how kind they had been to her
Slide 9
Churchmen, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists all met together in the Mission Room
Slide 10

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Slide 11
One of the workers at the Mission Room was the daughter of a wealthy merchant
Slide 12
Little children would run to her as she came along the streets
Slide 13
Miss Alice told them the old, old story of Jesus' life
Slide 14
At the close of the meeting Miss Alice came to speak to them
Slide 15
She spoke to her father about them, and begged him to give them a place in his warehouse
Slide 16

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Slide 17

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Slide 18
Poor Bob would, every few minutes, bow his head and sob as though his heart would break
Slide 19
They seemed to take fresh delight in teasing them
Slide 20**
He saw a pair of horses making towards him at a fearful speed
Slide 21

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Slide 22
Miss Alice's father, having heard of the accident, was soon in the bedroom
Slide 23

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Slide 24

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Slide 25

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Slide 26

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Slide 27

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Slide 28
Every Sabbath they were to be seen at the Mission Room
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Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 443

“A Story of City Life. A Service of Song, by George W. Varley.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 165
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1909), 73
Other reference
14 August 1895
Lucerna ID  3001117

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 May 2024

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