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Lantern Slide - 'Bingen on the Rhine', No.6, circa 1850-1880 Image Reg. No: MM 109820

Summary:
Number 6 in a series of 12 lantern slides depicting the poem titled 'Bingen on the Rhine' written by Caroline Norton, circa 1847.

This set of lantern slides are 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.
Description:
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch) lantern slide with colour images printed on paper inserted between two pieces of glass with black paper edging.
Description Of Content:
Hand coloured image of soldiers marching to the right and town folk to the left. Buildings pictured in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: recreation, wars conflicts, buildings, lantern slides, recreation activities, soldiers, crowds, townships, poetry, literature
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Storytelling
Tertiary Classification: folklore & fairy tales
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on white paper adhered to slide: '6'
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Date Made: 1850

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