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Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Type, Five Nationalities, circa 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 043255

Summary:
Children's panorama magic lantern slide depicting five different nationalities, it was made circa 1860-1920. Each nationality, European, American, Pacific, Asian and Middle Eastern, is depicted in a stereotypical way. The European woman with her head dress, long sleeves and fitted bodice, the American man with a feathered headdress, the Pacific woman dark skinned with a necklace as the only dress we can see, the Asian man with a long moustache and coolie hat and the Middle Eastern woman with a head scarf, long sleeved blouse and smoking a pipe.
Description:
Panorama format colour lantern slide with single rectangular glass sheet in wooden frame.
Description Of Content:
Five adult portraits of different nationalities, from left to right: European, American, Pacific, Asian, MIddle Eastern.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: national costumes, indigenous peoples, nationalities, ethnic groups, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Amusements
Tertiary Classification: projectors
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour
Date Made: circa 1860-1920

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