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Magic lantern slide and frame

Object Number: 
1936.530
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Magic lantern slide in wood frame with reverse painted image of figure of boy with pair of stockings with babies inside in hands; additional sliding glass panel with two black areas moves to obscure stockings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Gardiner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group