Lantern Slide - 'Hearing', 1900-1950 Image Reg. No: MM 32187

One of a series of early 20th century narrative lantern slides.

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.
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch) lantern slide, comprising black & white print on glass.
Description Of Content:
A young, dark man standing at a table in a room. The man has opened a bottle of alcohol and is putting it back on to the table as he hears someone coming towards him.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: illustrations, racism, lantern slides, cultural stereotypes
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Storytelling
Tertiary Classification: moral tales
Inscriptions: Text, on slide: HEARING.
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Date Made: 1900-1950

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