Lantern slide

Object Number: 
2002.1.4831
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 "Too Busy to Work" starring Will Rogers and Marian Nixon. 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