Magic Lantern Slide: We thank Thee that Thy church unsleeping

Magic lantern shows were very popular with church and religious groups, and slides were projected containing words from hymns with inspiring or moral images. This slide is part of the hymn ‘The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended’, which is still a popular hymn and tune today.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
312/1977/21
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Material
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: We thank Thee that Thy church unsleeping
Simple Name
slide
Inscription Transcription
printed 'Graystone Bird, Bath.' on label; handwritten 'Verse 2 'The Day Thou gavest' [... illegible]' on mount
Production Town
Bath
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Surname
Graystone Bird
Production Year High
1909

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Lantern Slide: We thank Thee that Thy church unsleeping