Lantern Slide - Panorama Type, Islanders on Beach, 1866-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107729

Summary:
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.
Description:
Panorama format colour slide with four circular images printed on a black opaque background, with pink strips of paper around the edges.
Description Of Content:
Panorama children's slide showing islanders cooking, drinking and dancing.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 77 mm (Height), 236 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: recreation, children s play, toys, cooking, racism, cooking equipment, recreation activities, islands, palm trees, drinks, dancing, lantern slides, cultural stereotypes
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity
Tertiary Classification: stereotypes
Format: Lantern Slide: Hand coloured
Date Made: circa 1866-1920

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