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Slide set: Her Benny (story: Bamforth & Co., 42 slides, 1889)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
'I wish Benny would come,' said Nelly Bates to herself
Slide 2
'Oh Nell! he burst out, 'It's just soft, I is. I's missed a hour in the time'
Slide 3
'Carry your bag, sir?' said Benny
Slide 4
Benny soon reached the landing stage
Slide 5
'Never mind, Nelly, look 'ere, I's got haaf a bob'
Slide 6
And the man put three moderate sized potatoes into Benny's outstretched palms
Slide 7
And honest old Joe moved aside to make room for the little waifs
Slide 8
At length they turned up a narrow court
Slide 9
Benny and his sister waited the return of their parents
Slide 10
'Now, out of the way, you brats,' was her greeting
Slide 11
And the frightened children came out and stood before him
Slide 12
Dick Bates had taken the leather strap from his waist
Slide 13
'Faather,' said Benny, 'will you strike Nell?'
Slide 14


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Slide 15


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Slide 14 (rpt)


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Slide 15a
'Nelly,' he whispered, 'it's time to be moving'
Slide 16
Joe looked at the children for a moment without speaking
Slide 17**
And while he sat there with his face buried in his hands
Slide 18
As Dick Bates wandered along the long line of docks
Slide 19
Many a gentleman catching just a glimpse of the pale sweet face
Slide 20
Betty had prepared them a cup of hot cocoa each
Slide 21
She read to the end of the chapter, the children listening
Slide 22
He put them into a pew, and for a few moments the children, &c.
Slide 22a
Hymn, 'Jesu, lover of my soul'
Slide 22 (rpt)
Then the minister began to speak
Slide 23
'How will you manage, Benny?' Nelly asked
Slide 24
When a hand was laid upon his arm, and turning, he saw, &c.
Slide 25
'If you please, Mr God, I's very sorry I tried to steal'
Slide 26
'Why, here, right before your eyes,' the officer replied
Slide 27
So he got up and knelt on the cold flags
Slide 28
And the little wasted arms were thrown around his neck
Slide 29
'Oh, please do, sir, I's had no luck to-day, sir'
Slide 30
'What's the matter, little boy?' she said
Slide 30a
Song, 'When there's love at Home'
Slide 31
Little Eva clambered upon his knee, and putting her arms, &c.
Slide 32
'I do not know, sir; I have not seen it'
Slide 32a
And he related all the circumstances connected with the missing note
Slide 33
Benny felt that it was no use saying any more, so he walked along by the officer's side
Slide 34
Then lifting his hand to his temples, as if struck with sudden pain
Slide 35
Some days passed, and Benny's life trembled in the balance
Slide 36
He saw that Mr Munroe's horse had taken fright
Slide 37
Suddenly he staggered towards a seat by the wall
Slide 38
She swung herself round on the music-stool, and said, &c.
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
42
Manufacturer
Other related organisations

in stock of W.C. Hughes, dates unknown

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Wrench & Son, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1889-1914 (item ref. 194)

in stock of UK Band of Hope Union, 1891

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 160)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 14)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
story
Date of first manufacture
1889
People linked to this set

model: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slide 26, as a policeman; slides 37 and 38, as an unidentified man

model: BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894) – slide 38, as a woman in the background

Reading or song

Silas K. Hocking, Her Benny (Holmfirth: Bamforth & Co., 1889)

Collections

1 slide known to exist in private collection

42 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3000526

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 February 2015

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