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Lantern Slide - Soldiers Preparing for Battle, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Reg. No: MM 031785
- Lantern slide depicting soldiers preparing for battle. Proabably depicts a scene from 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 row of soldiers, moving to the right of the image. Most are on foot and carry long bladed weapons; a central figure sits on horseback. They wear blue jackets with mauve trousers and mauve kepi-stype hats.
- 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:||Europe, 1870-1871
Dates based on dates of Franco-Prussian War. The lantern slide would have been made later - specific date unknown.