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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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