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Pair of Magic Lantern Slides

Description

Pair of wooden magic lantern slides one set with a lens of a painted image of George Washington resigning his commission and the second is set with a painted image of Benjamin Franklin being presented to the King of England.

Details

Maker
McAllister, Thomas H. (Optician)
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
"T.H. McALLISTER / OPTICIAN N.Y."

Paper label: "Washington resigns his Commission" (Stamped and paper label)
Location of origin
New York
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
PROJECTOR, LANTERN-SLIDE
Dimensions
4 in (1&2) x 7 in (1&2) x 1/2 in (1&2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.1.4.1-.2
GUSN
103427

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