Lantern slide depicting soldiers preparing for battle. Proabably depicts a scene from the Franco-Prussian War (based on information in slides in same group).

Description of Content

Coloured drawing of row of soldiers, moving to the right of the image. Most are on foot and carry long bladed weapons; a central figure sits on horseback. They wear blue jackets with mauve trousers and mauve kepi-stype hats.

Physical Description

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

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