Magic Lantern Slide: Two Friends

This photographic slide a man with a monkey sitting on his shoulder and carrying an unidentified object around his front. He may be a street-performer. The slide was part of the collection belonging to John Crabtree, but unfortunately it isn’t known what lecture topic it was used to illustrate, or where the image was taken.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Two Friends
Simple Name
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Two Friends
whole width 83 mm; whole H 83 mm; whole TH 2.5 mm
Production Person Surname
Production Person Initials
John H.
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Year Low
Production Year High
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Area Region
Production Continent
Family Group

glass; paper; photographic emulsion
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten 'J.H. CRABTREE' on right edge binding strip; handwritten 'Two Friends' on mount

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