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Magic lantern slide

Object Number: 
1936.522
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 23.8 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: lower left corner: "E.P." printed: lower right corner: "8."
Description: 
Glass magic lantern slide with comical polychrome printed image of three men on horseback jumping fences.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Gardiner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group