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Slide set: Our Father's care (recitation: G.M. Mason, 20 slides, n.d.)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Poor Nelly awakes
Slide 2**
Nelly up and dressed ready to go out
Slide 3**
Nelly bids her Mother good bye
Slide 4**
She goes forth in the dark and cold
Slide 5**
Nelly Tying the Cress up in Bunches
Slide 6**
For long hours She wanders on
Slide 7**
Nelly's Mother Prays for her
Slide 8**
A Gentleman thought of his Silver and Gold
Slide 9**
Fresh Watercress, Sweet Watercresses
Slide 10**
The Gentleman came Himself to the Door
Slide 11**
Nelly at the Shop Window
Slide 12**
Nelly with her Mother at Tea
Slide 13**
Nelly does the Washing
Slide 14**
Nelly off to the Infirmary
Slide 15**
Nelly in the Infirmary
Slide 16**
A kind man takes Nelly home
Slide 17**
His good wife gives Nelly breakfast
Slide 18**
Nelly tell's her Father a Story
Slide 19**
Nelly comforts her Mother
Slide 20**
Nelly's Friend comes to their Aid
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Lantern and slide catalogue 1913-14 (London: Church Army, 1913), 157

“One of Mrs Sewell's well-known and ever-popular ballads. The touching tale of a little watercress girl -- one of our Father's 'sparrows'. Suitable for country audiences.”

Catalogue of photographic slides for the optical lantern: [early 1920s] (Southampton: G.M. Mason, 1920s), 15

“A New Set of 20 Slides Illustrating this Beautiful Poem by Mrs Sewell. (By special permission of the publisers, Messrs Jarrold and Sons). A really good Set of Slides from Life Models.”

Lucerna ID  3003813

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 September 2013

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