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Lantern Slide - Mouted Cavalry, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Reg. No: MM 031775
- Lantern slide of mounted cavalry, possibly during the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871 (based on information in slides in same group). Slide would have been made after that date.
- Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
- Description Of Content:
- Coloured drawing of a group of soldiers in uniform. Seven are on horseback. The other seven seated and standing soldiers wear blue, with a white belt across the chest. Some of their hats appear to be kepi-style. The soldiers on horseback wear more elaborate uniforms in purple, blue and white with epaulets. They wear tall hats in shako style.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
|Tagged with:||lantern slides, military history, franco-prussian war 1870-1871|
|Themes this item is part of:||Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Tertiary Classification:||mounted troops|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image|
|Date Depicted:||Europe, 1870-1871
Dates based on dates of Franco-Prussian War. The lantern slide would have been made later - specific date unknown.