Lantern Slide - The Holy War, 'Triumph of Emmanuel', 1850-1910 Image Reg. No: MM 112736

Painted lantern slide depicting the fictional character of Emmanuel being carried by a crowd of people. Emmanuel, the son of Shaddai (Almighty), led the campaign to reclaim 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 large person with upper body armour and crown (probably) being carried by a crowd of people. People riding horses are shown either side of him.
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 97 mm (Height), 173 mm (Width), 10 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: horses, lantern slides, religions, soldiers, crowds, religions christianity, angels, people
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: 'Triumph of Emmanuel / 12'
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image
Date Created: 1850-1910

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