Alternative Name(s): Children's Slide; Panorama Magic Lantern Slide

The manufacturer of this lantern slide is the firm of Max Dannhorn, which commenced operations in Nuremberg in 1872. Nuremberg was a major centre for metal toy production and export in the latter part of the 19th century and up to World War I.

This lantern slide is part of the Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera, acquired by the Australian and Victorian Governments in 1975. David Francis was the curator of the National Film and Sound Archive of the British Film Institute as well as being a co-founder of the Museum of the Moving Image in London, which was operational between 1988 and 1999.

Description of Content

Colour image of coastal scene depicting sailboats, a row boat, a sailing ship and a steam ship. A lighthouse and building a situated on the left.

Physical Description

Panorama slide featuring colour images printed on glass with orange paper edging.

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