Lantern Slide - 'Jane Conquest', Late 19th Century Reg. No: MM 31968 14
- 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 standing next to a sailor who is sitting on the floor. Another man stands behind the woman. A baby lies in a crib on the floor behind the man.
- 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|
|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, 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|