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Lantern Slide - 'Jane Conquest', Late 19th Century Image Reg. No: MM 31968 1

Set of sixteen magic lantern slides used in telling the story of Jane Conquest using a magic lantern projector. A booklet accompanies the set of slides. Incomplete set.
Colour glass lantern slide
Description Of Content:
'Jane Conquest' is a melodrama.
Image of a woman sitting on a chair nursing a young baby.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: entertainment, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Francis Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: Jane Conquest
Inscriptions: Text, on slide: Jane Conquest.
Format: Lantern Slide: Hand Coloured; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Creator: Dr Croft - Royal Polytechnic Institution of London, London, England, Great Britain, 1850s-1890s

Dr Croft rewrote and adapted the poem by James Milne, inventing and producing various effects for the stage and lantern presentation.
Collector: Mr David Francis, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1991

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