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Lantern Slide - Metz, France in Winter, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Reg. No: MM 031781
- Lantern slide depicting the French city of Metz in winter. Metz was beseiged by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War.
- Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
- Description Of Content:
- Coloured drawing of view of city, covered with snow, perhaps depicted in moonlight. The light shines along a central river, crossed by several bridges. Two figures in red can be seen in the foreground - possibly soldiers.
- 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:||battles & battlefields|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image|
|Date Depicted:||Metz, Europe, 1870-1871
Dates based on dates of Franco-Prussian War. The lantern slide would have been made later - specific date unknown.