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Slide set: Daddy (song: Bamforth & Co., 9 slides, 1896)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Take my head on your shoulder, daddy, turn your face to the west
Slide 2
The day has been long without you, daddy, you have been such a while away
Slide 3**
But I've got you, and you've got me. So everything seems right
Slide 4**
Why do your big tears fall, daddy? Mother's not far away
Slide 5
(Effect) I often seem to hear her voice falling across my play
Slide 6**
And it sometimes makes me cry, daddy, to think it's none of it true
Slide 3 (rpt)**
But I've got you, and you've got me. So everything seems right
Slide 7**
I'm sometimes afraid to think, daddy, when I am big like you
Slide 8**
If, when we get up to Heaven, and mother was waiting there
Slide 3 (rpt)**
But year by year still sees no change
Slide 9**
Daddy, good night, dear daddy, good night
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Number of slides
9
Manufacturer
Other related organisations

in stock of City Sale and Exchange, dates unknown

in stock of WMSSU, dates unknown

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1896-1914 (item ref. 929)

Main type of image
life model
Main usage of set
song
Date of first manufacture
1896
Reading or song

Mary Mark Lemon and A.H. Behrend, Daddy (London: Boosey & Co., 1883)

Related slide sets

see generic title Daddy (generic set title)

reissued as Daddy: new series (song: Bamforth & Co., 16 slides, 1906)

Notes

The alternative versions of several of the slides appear to have been rephotographed; since their labelling style does not match Bamforth's conventional style they may be contemporary 'pirate' copies.

Collections

8 slides known to exist in private collection

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

Lucerna ID  3001199

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 November 2016

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