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Slide set: The golden path (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 26-37 slides, 1895)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
'Lights! sir, lights!' 'I wish someone would buy a box' she kept repeating
Slide 2
Mrs Williams was thrown upon her own resources
Slide 3
She could not keep up during the day without her glass, she thought
Slide 4
'I haven't sold a single box, Dave! How have you got on?'
Slide 5
They found their mother asleep
Slide 5a
He startled Nellie, who was just dozing off to sleep
Slide 6
Nellie looked out of the window and found the weather had changed
Slide 6a
She looked at them with an eye full of pity
Slide 7
She glanced towards a window where she had often noticed a little girl
Slide 7a
Nellie followed the servant with a puzzled air
Slide 8
Nellie told her of her father's death and of her dark days
Slide 9
She asked timidly, 'Do you love Jesus, Nellie?'
Slide 10
Mrs T. gave Nellie some clothing, and asked her to come again
Slide 10a
Nell opened her parcel on the doorstep to show Davie the contents
Slide 11
Davie listened very attentively to his sister's story as they passed on
Slide 12
That night they knelt down and prayed
Slide 12a

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Slide 13
Sitting down on the broken stairs she recalled her past life
Slide 13a
(Effect) She remembered prayers she had prayed by her mother's knee
Slide 14
(Effect) She saw herself kneeling by the deathbed of her husband
Slide 15
There was a fire burning in the grate and some breakfast prepared
Slide 16
When seated at breakfast Mrs Williams asked Nellie about her prayer
Slide 16a
Mrs Williams covered her face with her hands
Slide 17
She gave them each a kiss -- which made Davie open his eyes
Slide 17a
Nellie quietly drew Mabel to one side and spoke to her
Slide 18
'It is a long way to your home,' she said, 'But I must go with you'
Slide 19
The neighbours wondered at seeing a lady in their streets
Slide 20
She told her of the love of Christ that passeth all understanding
Slide 21
Sunday evening found all three comfortably seated in the Chapel
Slide 22
Mrs Trevelyan came and spoke to Mrs Williams at the close of the service
Slide 22a
Mrs Williams read a chapter from the Sacred Book aloud
Slide 23
The kind-hearted lady sent her doctor to visit the child
Slide 23a
Mabel came frequently to sit with her
Slide 24
'Don't cry, mother,' she said, 'I am going to live with Jesus'
Slide 24a
Nellie told him it was only for a little while
Slide 25
Mrs Trevelyan had a stone erected over the grave
Slide 26
You may see a white-haired lady leaning upon the arm of her son
Number of slides
26 minimum, 37 maximum (11 optional slides marked 'a' in list)
Other related organisations

in stock of William C. Muir, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1895-1914 (item ref. 800)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 535)

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

Davis L. Martyn, The golden path: a service of song (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)


2 slides in The Hecht Collection: Screen Archive South East (University of Brighton)

34 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001108

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 February 2015

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