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Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format Multiple Image, Ernst Plank, Four Landscapes, 1866-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 107765

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 comprising four circular colour images printed on glass on a black opaque background, bound around the edges with orange paper tape.
Description Of Content:
Four circular images of different landscapes: a volcano, a church in the snow, people walking over a log in a jungle and a group walking across a bridge with mountains in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 40 mm (Height), 150 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: children s play, lantern slides, recreation activities, bridges, landscapes, snow, volcanoes, 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 slide: 'E. P.'
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Multiple Image
Manufacturer: Ernst Plank, Nuremberg, Germany, 1866-1920
Collector: Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1990

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