Lantern slides (12)

Object Number: 
1936.782a-r
Date: 
1880-1890
Medium: 
Glass, paint, wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (box): 1 5/8 in. × 10 3/8 in. × 4 in. (4.1 × 26.4 × 10.2 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on label affixed to lid of box: "Magic Lantern Slides/ E.P. [part of oval insignia]/1 doz, 3 1/8 inch wide/Series IX"
Description: 
Twelve rectangular glass lantern slides, each with four circular images, and several smaller slides with one continuous image; subjects include clowns, children at play, zoo and circus animals, acrobats, and street musicians; in original box with sliding lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Talbot Hamlin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group