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Lantern slide

Object Number: 
2002.1.4827
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 "The Black Pirate" featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The cardboard frame is printed "Excelsior Illustrating Co., Inc./ 219-221 Sixth Ave. N.Y."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group