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Lantern Slide - Wounded Prussians, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Image Reg. No: MM 031787

Summary:
Lantern slide featuring coloured drawing of wounded Prussians. The war is surmised from associated images that identify this provenance.
Description:
Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
Description Of Content:
Coloured drawing of horse-drawn cart bearing prone soldiers, still in uniform. The soldiers wear blue, with white belts. A man in casual red jacket, blue shirt, yellow trousers and cap and brown boots holds the cart horse. He is being addressed by a soldier on horseback wearing a mauve jacket with blue trousers and black hat; white belts cross his back. Several other soldiers sit around, wearing blue with white belt across chest and caps.
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: medical patients & treatment
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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