'The Goblin Court', Royal Polytechnic Institution lantern slide

Made:
1875 in London
maker:
Edmund H Wilkie
and
W R Hill
The goblin court - a hand-painted, large format magic lantern slide depicting a group of goblins, painted by Edmund H Wilkie

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The goblin court - a hand-painted, large format magic lantern slide depicting a group of goblins, painted by Edmund H Wilkie
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A hand-painted, large format magic lantern slide, painted by W R Hill and shown at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, London over Christmas 1875. This slide is from 'Gabriel Grub and the Grim Goblin' a production based on 'The Story of The Goblin Who Stole A Sexton' by Charles Dickens which appeared in 'The Pickwick Papers'.

A hand-painted, large format magic lantern slide depicting a group of goblins, painted by W R Hill, and shown at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, London in 1875.

This slide is from 'Gabriel Grub and the Grim Goblin', a popular tale shown at the Royal Polytechnic Institution over Christmas 1875 based on 'The Story of The Goblin Who Stole A Sexton' by Charles Dickens which appeared in 'The Pickwick Papers'.

The Royal Polytechnic Institution in Regent Street, London, was renowned for its spectacular magic lantern shows employing as many as six huge lanterns projecting large, hand-painted slides eight inches (20.3 cm) by five inches (12.7 cm).

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/6063/26
type:
magic lantern slide
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford