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Slide set: A soldier's son (recitation: Riley Brothers, 12 slides, 1907)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Harry's children climbing about my knees
Slide 2
'What has you dot in you's pottet?'
Slide 3
Harry lifted the boy in his arms
Slide 4
He hopped at his mother's side
Slide 5
He laid the little tin toy by his bedside
Slide 6
She sat her down to sew
Slide 7
She started up in a panic
Slide 8
'I'se tummin'! I'se tummin' down!'
Slide 9
She picked him up and hugged him
Slide 10
Had scrambled over his cot-rail
Slide 11
'Was it the Boers?' says he
Slide 12
There's a boy to be proud of
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913), 277
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 207

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Lucerna ID  3001748

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 August 2014

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