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Lantern Slide - Jack & the Beanstalk, Buying the Magic Beans, 1850-1900 Image Reg. No: MM 31751

A late 19th century narrative lantern slide, telling the story of Jack & the Beanstalk.

This lantern slide is part of the Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera, acquired by the Australian and Victorian Governments in 1975. David Francis was the curator of the National Film and Sound Archive of the British Film Institute as well as being a co-founder of the Museum of the Moving Image in London, which was operational between 1988 and 1999.
Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
Description Of Content:
Hand coloured illustration of a man resting his right elbow on a cow. He is holding out a plate of magic beans to a young boy.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: illustrations, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Storytelling
Tertiary Classification: folklore & fairy tales
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image
Date Made: 1850-1900
Collector: Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1990

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