Magic lantern slide depicting Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice with a Long Neck

Made:
1870s in United Kingdom

© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London
National Media Museum

Hand-painted glass lantern slide illustrating scene from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll. Illustrations by Sir John Tenniel, published with permission of MacMillan and Co, 1870s.

Hand-painted glass lantern slide illustrating scene from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll. Illustrations by Sir John Tenniel, made by York and Son with permission of MacMillan and Co, 1870s. The slide shows Alice with an elongated neck. One of twenty six hand-painted lantern slides (standard size) in cardboard drawer.

From original slide reading (from the novel):

'Now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was'.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1951-316/2
Materials:
glass and paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
overall: 83 mm x 83 mm .08 kg
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • slide
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford