Magic lantern slide: Dog jumping through a hoop

Made:
1800-1899
maker:
Unattributed
Magic lantern slipping slide Magic lantern slipping slide

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Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

A magic lantern slipping slide showing dog jumping through a hoop, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century. The first part of this slipping slide shows the dog about to jump through the hoop.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing dog jumping through a hoop, 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 first part of this slipping slide shows the dog about to jump through the hoop.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/11429
Materials:
glass, paint and wood
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford