Painted lantern slide depicting soldiers entering a gateway on horseback. 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 group of soldiers entering a gateway on horseback. They are dressed in white with pink robes and gold head-dresses; one carries a sword, and (perhaps) the other a shield. A woman wearing white and red robes walks before them.

Physical Description

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

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