A late 19th century narrative lantern slide.

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

Hand coloured image of a wizard in a cave casting a spell over a cauldron.

Physical Description

Lantern slide, comprising hand-coloured photographic print on glass, the circular image set in a rectangular wooden frame.

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