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Lantern Slide - 'The Knocker-Up', 1880-1900 Image Reg. No: MM 37328

Summary:
A late 19th century lantern slide.

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.
Description:
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch) lantern slide, comprising black & white photograph on glass.
Description Of Content:
A man standing in the street outside a building. He holds an alarm clock in his left hand and has a long stick in his right hand which he uses to tap on windows to wake people up.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: working life, social life, streets, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Metropolitan
Tertiary Classification: buildings
Inscriptions: Text, on slide: THIS MON NEEDS/SOME WAKENING/AS HA TO CHARGE EXTRA.
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Date Made: 1880-1900

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