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Lantern Slide - 'Sandstorm', 1850-1900 Reg. No: MM 112670
- Lantern slide depicting soldiers, some on camels, in a sandstorm. The place and date depicted are unknown. It may depict a Holy War. The image is almost the same as MM 112671.
Part of a collection of 126 slides previously located together in a wooden box. The collection contains photographic, printed and hand painted slides depicting landscapes, buildings, scientific drawings, animals and religious stories.
- Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame. The glass plate is mounted in the wood frame with a metal ring.
- Description Of Content:
- Group of men in the desert with two camels and a horse during a sandstorm. The men wear long robes - one blue, one striped orange, another pink - and keffiyeh (flowing headdresses). A man in the foreground holds a rifle; another rifle lies on a camel prone in the foreground.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||95 mm (Height), 176 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||horses, illustrations, lantern slides, military history, camels, storms, deserts|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||holy wars|
|Inscriptions:||Embossed into wood frame: 'CARPENTER / & WESTLEY / 24 REGENT ST / LONDON'
Hand written in black ink on a yellow label attached to wood frame: '48'
Hand written in black ink on top edge of wood frame: 'Sandstorm'
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image|
|Manufacturer:||Carpenter & Westley, London, England, Great Britain|