Painted lantern slide depicting man wearing a red cape, shield and wings - it is Diabolous inciting the town of Mansoul to war. One of a series of 12 printed lantern slides depicting the story of The Holy War, originally written in 1682 by John Bunyan.

Part of a collection of 126 slides previously located together in a wooden box. The collection contains photographic, printed and hand painted slides depicting landscapes, buildings, scientific drawings, animals and religious stories.

Description of Content

Painted image of a winged man wearing a red cape with white tunic and snake belt, and holding a gold shield, standing on a platform; two other figures stand behind him. The heads of people are visible below him.

Physical Description

Hand painted image on a glass plate mounted in a solid wood frame.

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