Magic lantern slide: Woman with crinoline frame

Made:
1870
maker:
Unattributed
Magic Lantern Slipping Slide: Woman with crinoline dress/frame Magic Lantern Slipping Slide: Woman with crinoline dress/frame

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Magic Lantern Slipping Slide: Woman with crinoline dress/frame
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Magic Lantern Slipping Slide: Woman with crinoline dress/frame
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a woman wearing a crinoline frame, made by an unknown artist in 1870. The first slide in this pair show the woman wearing a full skirt, when the slide is moved the skirt disappears to reveal her crinoline frame and petticoat.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a woman wearing a crinoline frame, made by an unknown artist in 1870.

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 slide in this pair show the woman wearing a full skirt, when the slide is moved the skirt disappears to reveal her crinoline frame and petticoat.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/11464
Materials:
glass, paint and wood
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford