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Lantern Slide - Soldiers in Battle, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 Image Reg. No: MM 031790

Summary:
Lantern slide, probably depicting soldiers in the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871. 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 soldiers in battle. On the left, soldiers in blue wait in two rows, the first kneeling, the second standing behind. They are being charged by soldiers on horseback wearing yellow and green. Several on each side hold pointed weapons.
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: 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.

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