Lantern slide, probably depicting soldiers in the Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871. The war is surmised from associated images that identify this provenance.

Description of Content

Coloured drawing of soldiers charging in battle on horseback. The central figure has a raised sword. Cartwheels are visible - perhaps weaponry. The woldiers wear blue jackets with white belts and mauve trousers.

Physical Description

Single lantern slide, comprising circular hand-coloured print on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame.

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