Magic lantern slide: Laughing Face

Made:
1800-1899 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unattributed
Magic Lantern slide, 'Sorrowful face'/'Laughing face'
      Hand-drawn British Magic lantern slide. This slide transforms into 'Laughing face' Magic Lantern slipping slide, 'Sorrowful face'/'Laughing face'.
      Hand-drawn British Magic lantern slide. This transforms into 'Sorrowful Face'.

Magic Lantern slide, 'Sorrowful face'/'Laughing face' Hand-drawn British Magic lantern slide. This slide transforms into 'Laughing face'

Magic Lantern slipping slide, 'Sorrowful face'/'Laughing face'. Hand-drawn British Magic lantern slide. This transforms into 'Sorrowful Face'.

A magic lantern slipping slide entitled 'Laughing Face', made by an unknown artist in the 19th century. The other slide in the pair is entitled 'Sorrowful Face'.

A magic lantern slipping slide entitled 'Laughing Face', 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 slide in the pair is entitled 'Sorrowful Face'.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/11441
Materials:
glass, paint and wood
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford