Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format, Buildings on Fire, circa 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 122876

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 lantern slide printed on glass and bound with brown paper tape.
Description Of Content:
Colour image depicting buildings on fire in the background with people, a horsedrawn carriage, ladders and an ambulance in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 30 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: ladders, horses, buildings, ambulances, lantern slides, fires, cityscapes, optical amusements
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. / [Illegible.]'
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Continuous
Date Made: 1860-1920


AnjaThacker Posted on 23 Dec 2014 1:10 AM

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