One of a series of 19th century narrative lantern slides depicting the story 'Little Red Riding Hood'.

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 Little Red Riding Hood at home with her mother. A cat is curled up on a mat in front of the hearth.

Physical Description

Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-painted colour image on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.

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