Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format Multiple Image, Five Landscapes, 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 122881

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 lantern slide comprising five circular colour images printed on glass on a black background, bound with red paper tape.
Description Of Content:
Panorama children's slide with five circular colour images on glass showing different landscapes including bridges, buildings, mountains and the Pyramids of Giza, Egypt.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 39 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: lantern slides, bridges, mountains, landscapes, snow, pyramids, 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: 'J.W.A.', at the lower right corner of the slide.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Multiple Image
Date Made: 1860-1920
Place Depicted: Giza, Egypt

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