Magic lantern slide: Snow scene

Made:
1800-1899
maker:
Newton and Company Limited
Magic Lantern slide
      Hand coloured British Magic lantern slide from the 19th century.

Magic Lantern slide Hand coloured British Magic lantern slide from the 19th century.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a snow-covered mountain side village, made by Newton and Company in the 19th century. The second part of this slipping slide shows the village engulfed by an avalanche.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a snow-covered mountain side village, made by Newton and Company 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 second part of this slipping slide shows the village engulfed by an avalanche.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/11426
Materials:
glass, paint and wood
Measurements:
overall: 100 mm x 160 mm x 10 mm,
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford