Summary

Lantern slide depicting the French city of Metz in winter. Metz was beseiged by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War.

Description of Content

Coloured drawing of view of city, covered with snow, perhaps depicted in moonlight. The light shines along a central river, crossed by several bridges. Two figures in red can be seen in the foreground - possibly soldiers.

Physical Description

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

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