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Slide set: Good old Jeff (song: Bamforth & Co., 12 slides, 1904)

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Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2
'Tis just a year ago to-day, that I remember well
Slide 3
'Twas about a poor old darkey Jeff
Slide 4
But now he's dead and in his grave
Slide 5
Good old Jeff has gone to rest
Slide 6
She took my arm, we walked along
Slide 7
She sat down by that little mound
Slide 8
Disturb him not, but let him rest
Slide 9
Since that time, how things are changed
Slide 10
I planted there, upon her grave, a weeping willow tree
Slide 11
For good old Jeff has gone to rest
Slide 12
Words of Chorus
Number of slides
Other related organisation

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1076)

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

R. Griffin, Good old Jeff: plantation song in (1891)


12 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3002456

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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