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Slide set: Wee Davie (service of song: Bamforth & Co., 42 slides, 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
Could venture from one chair to another. Wee Davie could now walk
Slide 3

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Slide 4

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Slide 5
His father lifting him up made him stand on his knee
Slide 6
'It's done!' he said, as he put his child down
Slide 7
Looking up, he said, 'Thank God I am a free man'
Slide 8
'I havena been what ye ma ca' a drunkard' he said, 'but'
Slide 9
'Wee Davie' was also a promoter of social intercourse
Slide 10
The old man took him on his knee
Slide 11
Opposite to William Thorburn's door, lived an old soldier, a pensioner
Slide 12
Wee Davie won over the old soldier also who took him on his knee
Slide 13
At the smith's fireside he told such stories of his battles as fired the smith's enthusiasm
Slide 14
She went upstairs to visit Mrs Ferguson
Slide 15
Absorbed in the rays of the bright light, 'Wee Davie'
Slide 16
His mother nursed him on her knee, and they were very anxious about him
Slide 17
What lessons of self-sacrificing love was she taught by her little sufferer?
Slide 18
The physician pronounced it 'a bad case, very serious case'
Slide 19

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Slide 20
The minister was standing beside the cot of Wee Davie
Slide 21
He heard with patience and attention all that Jeanie said
Slide 22
William and Jeanie listened attentively to the minister
Slide 23
As I see Him taking up little children into His loving arms
Slide 24
The love He expressed in the giving up His life for sinners
Slide 25
No man ever loved as Jesus Christ did
Slide 26
Pointing to the child, he said, 'God never leaves himself without a witness'
Slide 27
He poured forth a simple, loving, and sympathising prayer
Slide 28
'I am glad that man came to our house, Janie,' he said
Slide 29
'Do you know how they are?' asked the old soldier in a low voice
Slide 30
They found Jeanie busy about her home, and William sitting on a chair
Slide 31
He took the cloth off the boy's face in silence
Slide 32
The old man opened the Bible and began to read
Slide 33
His very silence was eloquent affection
Slide 34
'Depend upon it, every true prayer is heard and answered by Him,' he replied
Slide 35
They sat together in deep silence
Slide 36
The smith did what he never did before. He opened the Bible and read aloud
Slide 37
She arranged with care the white garments in which her boy was dressed
Slide 38
As they gazed in silence, side by side, the smith felt his hand gently seized
Slide 39
For the first time in his life he asked his wife to kneel down and join with him in prayer
Slide 40
All assembled knelt while the minister offered prayer
Slide 41
A flood of light steeped in glory a neighbouring range of hills
Slide 42
William gently seized the spade, and went carefully over the green turf again
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1900-1914 (item ref. 1214)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 889)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
Person linked to this set

model: BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911) – slides 20-22, 26-27, 33-35, 40, as the minister

Reading or song

James Tipton, Wee Davie: a musically illustrated service (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Related slide set

see generic title Wee Davie (generic set title)


42 slides known to exist in private collection

39 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001480

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 November 2013

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