Magic lantern slide: Hair Restoration

Made:
1800-1899
maker:
Unattributed

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Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

A magic lantern slipping slide showing the effects of hair restorer, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century. The other part of this slipping slide shows a clean shaven man with a bald head, about to apply the hair restorer.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing the effects of hair restorer, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century.

A slipping slide consists of two pieces of glass - both painted with different stages of a movement. Black patches painted on the movable, or 'slipping', slide alternately cover and uncover the stages of movement.

The other part of this slipping slide shows a clean shaven man with a bald head, about to apply the hair restorer.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/11424
Materials:
glass, paint, wood
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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