A late 19th century 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

A man standing in the street outside a building. He holds an alarm clock in his left hand and has a long stick in his right hand which he uses to tap on windows to wake people up.

Physical Description

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

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