Lantern Slides Box - Wooden, Francis Collection, Children's Slides Nos.1-50, 1860-1920 Object Reg. No: HT 25325

Alternative Name(s); Box for Children's Slides; Box for Magic Lantern Slides

Wooden box originally used to house glass lantern slides for children. This use is identified by a paper label on the lid.
Wooden box with hinged lid and metal fastening hooks at the front. Loss of surface in two strips around box indicates it was taped closed for many years.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 104 mm (Height), 376 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: lantern slides, pre-cinema moving images
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Storage
Tertiary Classification: boxes
Inscriptions: Hand written in black ink on adhesive label attached to box lid: 'Children's'

Printed in black ink on inside edge of box: Numbers 26 to 50

Printed in black ink on inside of box lid: Numbers 1 to 50
Date Made: 1860-1920

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