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Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format Multiple Image, European Landmarks, circa 1860-1920 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
|Dimensions:||30 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Place Depicted:||Venice, Italy|
|Place Depicted:||Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina|