Lantern Slide - Portrait Painting, 1909-1930 Image Reg. No: MM 111680

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 photograph printed on glass with black paper edging under a protective glass cover plate.
Description Of Content:
Portrait of three women. Seated on the right is an older woman. A young girl is presenting her with a bowl of fruit; behind her is a young woman standing with her right arm lightly resting on the young girls. A maid can be glimpsed through a doorway to the right of the image.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: museum history, art, furniture, portraits, paintings, lantern slides, interior views, museums, art galleries, decorative arts, optical amusements
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
Inscriptions: Hand written in blue ink on a cream label attached to slide: '1054'

Hand written in black ink on a cream label attached to slide: '(indecipherable) WIMBELDON'

Hand written in grey pencil on a cream label attached to slide: '59092'
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Created: England, Great Britain, 1909-1930

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