Lantern slide, probably depicting soldiers in the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871. The war is surmised from associated images that identify this provenance.

Description of Content

Coloured drawing of soldiers in battle. On the left, soldiers in blue wait in two rows, the first kneeling, the second standing behind. They are being charged by soldiers on horseback wearing yellow and green. Several on each side hold pointed weapons.

Physical Description

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

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