Lantern slide illustrating a cityscape view of Cairo, Egypt, made circa 1843-1880.
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.

Physical Description

Single lantern slide, comprising colour image printed on glass, with black mask, mounted in rectangular wooden frame. Title on slide.

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