One of a series of late 19th century narrative lantern slides depicting the story of Robinson Crusoe.
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.
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Hand coloured illustration of Robinson Crusoe watching the approach of an English ship.
Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI), Mr David Francis, by 11/1990
Lantern Slide, Wooden Framed - Single Image, Colour
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