Magic lantern slide depicting Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The White Rabbit as The Page of Hearts

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. Slide No 37 "The white rabbit blew three blasts on his trumpet and called out", showing the White Rabbit as a Page of Hearts. One of twenty six hand-painted lantern slides (standard size) in cardboard drawer.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1951-316/16
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, glass, metal (unknown) and paper (fibre product)
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
  • slide
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford