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Lantern Slide - Miniature Panorama Type, Indigenous People, circa 1860-1920 Image Reg. No: MM 043246

Summary:
Children's panorama magic lantern slide made circa 1860-1920. The image depicts indigenous people dressing themselves in Western style clothing.
Description:
Panorama format colour lantern slide with single rectangular glass sheet in wooden frame.
Description Of Content:
The image depicts five dark skinned men and one light skinned man. Two are by a tent, the light skinned man tips his top hat to the men by the tent, one man rummages through a trunk, another appears to be trying a pair of pants on his arms and another appears to be holding something up to his mouth.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: clothing, racism, humour, tents, lantern slides, cultural stereotypes
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Objects & Cultural Stereotypes in Museum Victoria Collections
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Amusements
Tertiary Classification: projectors
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour
Date Made: circa 1860-1920

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