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Slide set: Norah: a temperance service of song (service of song: T.J. and W.F. Piggott, 31 slides, in/after 1899)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Introductory slide, Norah
Slide 2
Norah Mason
Slide 3
A young man stepped forward
Slide 4
His father claimed his help
Slide 5**
A young woman carrying a baby
Slide 6
Pleading on his knees
Slide 7**
His father came to him
Slide 8
Ernest with his helpless charge
Slide 9
Making frantic signs to the people
Slide 10
He was borne to a place of safety
Slide 11
Hymn, God moves in a mysterious way
Slide 12
Hester came in quickly
Slide 13
Mr Gilbert called at Mrs Reeds
Slide 14
They sat upon the fallen tree
Slide 15
She went off, giving him no reply
Slide 16
Assembled at family worship
Slide 17
She showed him a letter
Slide 18
He would turn into the Welcome Mission
Slide 19
His employer came
Slide 20
His books were soon packed
Slide 21
Mr Mason's charming home
Slide 22**
He spoke to Mr Mason
Slide 23
A bicycle came upon them suddenly
Slide 24
Hymn, Go preach my Gospel
Slide 25
Ernest attacked and left as dead
Slide 26
He caught sight of Norah gardening
Slide 27
Ernest in Mr Mason's library
Slide 28
Ernest resting on the sofa
Slide 29
It was Norah who set down the cup
Slide 30
The wedding took place
Slide 31
Hymn, Good-night, in peace
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
Other related organisations

in stock of John Burnham, dates unknown

in stock of W. Nicholson & Sons, , dates unknown (item ref. 84)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 1801)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1041)

in stock of J.W. Butcher, 1913

in stock of Church Army, 1913 (item ref. LM 172)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
service of song
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible 1899)
Reading or song

John Burnham (arranger), Norah (Brentford: John Burnham and John Bateman, n.d.)


3 slides known to exist in private collection

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

Lucerna ID  3003144

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 March 2015

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