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Slide set: The old arm chair (song: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1896)

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Slide 1
Would ye learn the spell, a mother sat there, and a sacred thing is that old arm chair
Slide 2
I sat and watched her many a day, when her eye grew dim and her locks were grey
Slide 3
I learnt how much the heart can bear, when I saw here die in that old arm chair
Slide 4
'Tis past! 'tis past! but I gaze on it now with quivering breath and throbbing brow
Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 380

“Words by Eliza Cook. Music by Henry Russell.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 184
Lucerna ID  3001206

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

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