Magic lantern slide: Dancer on a tightrope

Made:
1870
maker:
Unattributed
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Magic Lantern slipping slide: dancer on tightrope
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Magic Lantern slipping slide: dancer on tightrope
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

A magic lantern slipping slide of a dancer on a tightrope, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century. The other slide shows the dancer facing the other way.

A magic lantern slipping slide of a dancer on a tightrope, 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 shows the dancer facing the other way.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/11451
Materials:
glass and wood
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford