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Slide set: The ballad singer (recitation: Bamforth & Co., 6 slides, 1883-1888)

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Slide 1**
Hours went by, but no father came
Slide 2**
She began, with a trembling voice, to sing
Slide 3**
It was God's doing, Bessie
Slide 4**
He went with unsteady steps to the bedside
Slide 5**
For days Brian sat in heavy, silent grief
Slide 6
Once more they had their tidy rooms
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other references (2)
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888), 283

“From life models. A drunken father reformed by the ballad singing and illness of his child.”

27 July 1888
Lucerna ID  3002032

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 May 2024

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