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Lantern Slide - Bamforth & Co., 'Gabriel Grub', Late 19th Century Reg. No: MM 32039 4
- Set of seventeen 'life model' magic lantern slides which was used in telling the story of "Gabriel Grub; or the Story of the Goblins who Stole a Sexton" using a magic lantern projector. A booklet accompanies the set of slides. Incomplete set of slides.
The story was based on a chapter of Charles Dickens' "Pickwick Papers", originally published in serialised form between March 1836 and October 1837.
- Colour glass lantern slide.
- Description Of Content:
- Image of a man standing near grave stones in a cemetery. The man has dropped a shovel and a clay bottle. He appears surprised to see a leprechaun sitting on top of a nearby grave stone.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||entertainment, lantern slides, christmas|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Francis Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Images (To Be Classified)|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Text, sticker on slide: Gabriel Grub.
Text, top edge of slide: Close to him was a strange unearthly figure.
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Hand Coloured; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|Producer:||Bamforth & Co., Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England, Great Britain, 1850s-1890s|
|Collector:||Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1991|