Magic lantern slide: Cricketer is bowled out

Made:
1800-1899
maker:
Unattributed

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a cricketer being bowled out, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century. The other part of this slipping slide shows the cricketer smiling with his bat held low.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a cricketer being bowled out, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century.

A slipping slide consists of two pieces of glass - both painted with different stages of a movement. Black patches painted on the movable, or 'slipping', slide alternately cover and uncover the stages of movement. The other part of this slipping slide shows the cricketer smiling with his bat held low.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/11425
Materials:
glass, paint, wood
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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