One of a series of early 20th century narrative lantern slides.

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.

Description of Content

A young, dark man is standing at a table in a room. A bottle of alcohol is sitting on the table. The man is holding a feather duster under one arm and a small dust brush and pan in his other hand.

Physical Description

Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch) lantern slide, comprising black & white print on glass.

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