Lantern Slide - The Holy War, 'The Captain's Petition to Shaddai', 1850-1910 Image Reg. No: MM 112732

Painted lantern slide depicting a winged man writing in front of an angel: 'The Captain's Petition to Shaddai'. Shaddai is sovereign of the universe and creator of the fictional town of Mansoul. One of a series of 12 printed lantern slides depicting the story of The Holy War, originally written in 1682 by John Bunyan.

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.
Hand painted image on a glass plate mounted in a solid wood frame.
Description Of Content:
Painted image of a winged man writing on a white surface on a desk in front of a winged figure; other winged people gather around.
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 97 mm (Height), 173 mm (Width), 10 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: lantern slides, religions christianity, angels
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: RELIGIONS
Secondary Classification: Christianity
Tertiary Classification: holy wars
Inscriptions: Handwritten in black ink on the edge of wooden frame: 'The Captain' Petition to Shaddai / 10'

Handwritten in black ink on the back of wooden frame: '11'
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image
Date Created: 1850-1910

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