Lantern Slide - Troops in City, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Image Reg. No: MM 031779

Lantern slide depicting troops parading in a city square, possibly during the Franco-Prussian War (based on information in slides in same group).
Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
Description Of Content:
Coloured drawing of soldiers, some on horseback, at edge of city square. Substantial buildings surround the square; long ponds appear behind, with bare hillsides beyond. Soldiers are indisinct, but appear to wear blue.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology

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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
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: parades & street festivals
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.

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