Contact us


Slide sets


Other images









Slide set: The orphan's prayer (song: Bamforth & Co., 4 slides, 1896)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
A poor lad wends his way along the city streets
Slide 2
He heavenwards turns his poor worn face, and his tearful yearning gaze
Slide 3
'Ah! mother dear, ah! mother dear, look down in love on me'
Slide 4
The poor lad falls and faints away from hunger, pain, and cold
Illustrated catalogue of magic, optical and dissolving view lanterns, lime-light apparatus and slides: season 1898-99 (London: Wrench & Son, 1898), 379

“Words by L.B. Butler. Music by Gustave Chandoir.”

Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905), 184
Lucerna ID  3001208

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 3 May 2024

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information or any images from this page, please credit Lucerna in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource,, item 3001208. Accessed 21 May 2024.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.

Using images from Lucerna: all the digital images on the Lucerna site are available to use for any legal non-commercial purpose, free of charge, if you acknowledge their source and include any copyright statement as it appears under the image. The images are relatively low-resolution, and not intended for print reproduction or projection. If you need a higher-resolution version of the image(s) on this page, please Contact us to ask about availability.