Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format Multiple Image, European Landmarks, circa 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 122871

Alternative Name(s): Children's Slide; Panorama Magic Lantern Slide

This lantern slide series is part of the Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera, acquired by the Australian and Victorian Governments in 1975. David Francis was the curator of the National Film and Sound Archive of the British Film Institute as well as being a co-founder of the Museum of the Moving Image in London, which was operational between 1988 and 1999.
Panorama format glass lantern slide comprising four circular colour images printed on glass with black opaque background and bound with brown paper tape.
Description Of Content:
Four circular colour images on glass showing the Mostar Bridge in Bosnia, a Gondola in Venice and possibly Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany. The fourth slide possibly shows a scene from Greece.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 30 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: buildings, lantern slides, bridges, castles, travel, optical amusements, gondolas
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Optical Toys
Tertiary Classification: lantern slides
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on glass: '1./11. / [Illegible.]', on the right and left sides of the slide.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Multiple Image
Date Made: 1860-1920
Place Depicted: Venice, Italy
Place Depicted: Germany
Place Depicted: Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina

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