Lantern Slide - Figurative Bronze Fire Dogs, Neoclassical, 1909-1930 Image Reg. No: MM 111647

Summary:
One of a set of ninety magic lantern slides containing images of artefacts, art works, decorative arts, interiors and furniture which appear to belong to various museum and gallery collections in the United Kingdom.

The Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera was 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 (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photographic image printed on glass.
Description Of Content:
Two figurative bronze fire dogs, neoclassical in style.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: museum history, artworks, furniture, lantern slides, interior views, sculpture, museums, art galleries, decorative arts, optical amusements, neo-classical art
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Secondary Classification: Museums & Galleries
Tertiary Classification: heritage displays
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White
Place & Date Created: England, Great Britain, 1909-1930

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