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Lantern Slide - 'Bluebeard', Bluebeard Seated in a Howdah, 1850-1900 Reg. No: MM 31887
- One of a series of late 19th century lantern slides, depicting the story of Bluebeard.
This lantern slide is part of the Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera, acquired by the Australian and Victorian Governments in 1975. David Francis was the curator of the National Film and Sound Archive of the British Film Institute as well as being a co-founder of the Museum of the Moving Image in London, which was operational between 1988 and 1999.
- Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
- Description Of Content:
- Hand coloured illustration. Bluebeard is seated in a howdah atop an elephant. He is followed by men holding pennants. Women standing in a door way watching on.
- Acquisition Information:
- Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
|Tagged with:||folklore, illustrations, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Tertiary Classification:||folklore & fairy tales|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Colour; Wooden Framed - Single Image|