Lantern Slide - Panorama Type, Ethnographic Portraits, 1866-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107727

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

This lantern slide 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 colour slide with four circular colour images printed on a black opaque background, with orange strips of paper around the edges.
Description Of Content:
Panorama slide showing four portraits of males. Each from a different ethnic background, including New Guinea.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 69 mm (Height), 219 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: recreation, toys, portraits, recreation activities, ethnic groups, historical costumes, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity
Tertiary Classification: stereotypes
Inscriptions: Scratched into the ink on glass slide: 'Congo Nigro / Nubian / Red Indian / New Guinea'

Printed in red ink on glass slide: '1 / 2 / 3 / 4'
Format: Lantern Slide: Hand coloured
Date Made: circa 1866-1820

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