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Lantern Slide - The Holy War, Soldiers on Horseback, 1850-1910 Reg. No: MM 112735
- Painted lantern slide depicting soldiers entering a gateway on horseback. 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 group of soldiers entering a gateway on horseback. They are dressed in white with pink robes and gold head-dresses; one carries a sword, and (perhaps) the other a shield. A woman wearing white and red robes walks before them.
- Source: Museum Victoria
|Dimensions:||97 mm (Height), 173 mm (Width), 10 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||horses, lantern slides, religions, soldiers, crowds, religions christianity, swords, people|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||holy wars|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in black ink on the edge of wooden frame: '11'|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image|