Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format, Animals in Costume, circa 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107740

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 rectangular glass slide with colour image, bound around the edges with brown/green paper tape.
Description Of Content:
Animals in costume interacting with one another: a cat and a rabbit are playing musical instruments, anothe rabbit is offering a dock a bouquet of flowers, and two other rabbits are reading.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 34 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: animals, lantern slides, rabbits, recreation activities, musical instruments, cats, ducks, 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
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Continuous
Date Made: 1860-1920

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