Summary

Lantern slide of mounted cavalry, possibly during the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871 (based on information in slides in same group). Slide would have been made after that date.

Description of Content

Coloured drawing of a group of soldiers in uniform. Seven are on horseback. The other seven seated and standing soldiers wear blue, with a white belt across the chest. Some of their hats appear to be kepi-style. The soldiers on horseback wear more elaborate uniforms in purple, blue and white with epaulets. They wear tall hats in shako style.

Physical Description

Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.

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