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Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Format Multiple Image, Ernst Plank, Four Landscapes, 1866-1920 Reg. No: MM 107937
- 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 four circular colour images printed on glass on a black background, bound around the edges with brown paper tape.
- Description Of Content:
- Four circular images of different landscapes: group walking across a bridge with mountains in the background, people walking over a log in a jungle, a church in the snow and a volcano.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||30 mm (Height), 110 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||children s play, lantern slides, recreation activities, bridges, landscapes, snow, volcanoes, optical amusements, pre-cinema, early projector|
|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.', in a small circle on the right hand side.|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Miniature Panorama - Multiple Image|
|Manufacturer:||Ernst Plank, Nuremberg, Germany, 1866-1920|
|Collector:||Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, 1990|