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Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format, Railway Bridge over Water, circa 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 122877

Summary:
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.
Description:
Panorama slide with colour image printed on glass bound with orange paper around the edges.
Description Of Content:
Two steam trains travelling in opposite directions over a bridge across a body of water. Sailboats and steam boats are pictured under and around the bridge.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 30 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: lantern slides, bridges, coastal landscapes, steam trains, steamboats, optical amusements, railway bridges
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./4. / [Illegible.]' at each end of the slide.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Continuous
Date Made: 1860-1920

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