Pair of Magic Lantern Slides

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-103427

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

Descriptive Terms

glass (material)
PROJECTOR, LANTERN-SLIDE

Inscription

"T.H. McALLISTER / OPTICIAN N.Y."

Paper label: "Washington resigns his Commission" (Stamped and paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3155

Maker

McAllister, Thomas H. (Optician)

Location of Origin

New York

Object Type

Visual Communication T&E

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