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Lantern Slide - Horse Belonging to Dead Soldier Image Reg. No: MM 033065

Summary:
Lantern slide - coloured drawing of soldier in uniform leading a horse, described as that of a 'dead soldier'.
Description:
Glass lantern slide, square format, colour image, with black edging.
Description Of Content:
Coloured drawing of soldier in uniform leading a horse. A pair of riding boots are placed in the stirrups with the toes of the boots pointing towards the horse's tail. A fur is laid over the saddle. The soldier leading the horse has a pink jackeet with white belt and and yellow cuffs and epaulets, and blue trousers wth pink stripe. He wears a spiked helmet with yellow insignia. The horse has a red rug trimmed with green.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: death mourning, horses, lantern slides, military history, soldiers, funerals
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: cavalry
Inscriptions: Printed in upper right corner (note: image of slide is flipped): '11'.
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)

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