One of a set of ninety magic lantern slides containing images of artefacts, art works, decorative arts, interiors and furniture which appear to belong to various museum and gallery collections in the United Kingdom.

The Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera was 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 of Content

Eighteenth century interior. Ornately decorated wall and ceilings, with wooden floor covered in a large carpet. A chandelier hangs above a table set with four chairs.

Physical Description

Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photograph printed on glass with black paper edging under a protective glass cover plate.

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