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Lantern Slide - Dissovling View, Winter, 1880s Reg. No: MM 031923
- Slide - part of a set of two used to produce a dissovling effect in a magic lantern show.
During a show, two projectors were angled together on a wooden support so that the images from each projector fell on the same point on a screen. This allowed for the 'dissolving' of one image into another using the fan shaped device, for example, this scene in winter becomes a scene in summer. The fan shaped shutter was used to achieve the dissolving effect.
- Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame. Part of a set of 2 dissolving views.
- Description Of Content:
- Depicts a mountainous winter scene with snow covered buildings and a man standing in the foreground beside a canal.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
|Dimensions:||96 mm (Height), 175 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||magic lanterns, projector accessories, buildings, castles, mountains, masonry arch bridges, snow, arch bridges, canals, winter, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Francis Collection|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image|
|Manufacturer:||Newton & Co., London, England, Great Britain, 1858-1899 (probably 1880s)|
|Collector:||Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1990|