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Slide set: Mother's last words (recitation: York & Son, 12 slides, 1885)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1

no image available
Slide 2
'Here, lads,' he said, 'divide this bread'
Slide 3
And soundly slept those little boys
Slide 4
The minister said, 'Dust to dust'
Slide 5
And swept a pathway broad and neat
Slide 6
Do you go to Sunday School?
Slide 7
I know a dodge worth two of that
Slide 8
He loitered round a pastrycook's
Slide 9
And quick as thought he snatched them up
Slide 10
He strained his ears to catch the sound
Slide 11
They took the clothes and nice mince pies
Slide 12
The Lady at the Sunday School would come and read to Chris
Number of slides

York & Son, England

Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1887-1914 (item ref. 69)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of E.G. Wood, 1894-1912 (item ref. 1389)

in stock of Newton & Co., 1912 (item ref. IB)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

Mary Sewell, Mother's last words (London: Jarrold & Sons, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title Mother's last words (generic set title)


The background of slide 5 represents the Alhambra Music Hall, Leicester Square, London.


11 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000434

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 March 2015

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