A magic lantern slipping slide showing a mountain village being engulfed by an avalanche, made by Newton and Company in the 19th century. The first part of this slipping slide shows a peaceful village scene.
A magic lantern slipping slide showing a mountain village being engulfed by an avalanche, 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 first part of this slipping slide shows a peaceful village scene.
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- lantern slide
- visual and verbal communication
- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
- National Science and Media Museum
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