Lantern slide

Object Number: 
2002.1.4828
Date: 
1924-1930
Medium: 
Paper, glass
Dimensions: 
4 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
One of a set of twelve glass lantern slides showing advertisements for early films, some with the color and quality of movie posters. This one is for "The Girl From Missouri" starring Jean Harlow and Lionel Barrymore. The cardboard frame is printed "National Studios, Inc./ 228-232 West 56th St. N.Y./ Photographic Enlargements and Cut-outs For Lobbies/ Colortone Effects- Lantern Slides/ Patented 1924".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group