Magic Lantern Slide: Five children playing in snow

Description
This is a magic lantern slide for a toy projector. The elongated shape enabled the slide to be moved to show different images as part of a story.
Accession Loan No.
35/1984/9
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Five children playing in snow
Simple Name
slide
Full Name
Lantern Slide: Five children playing in snow
Dimensions
whole width 130 mm; whole H 35 mm; whole TH 2 mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914)
Production Area Region
North
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
glass; paper; pigment
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
handwritten '5' on top edge paper strip

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