Lion

Made:
1880
maker:
Harris and Company

Magic Lantern slipping slide: lion with moving eyes, 1880
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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A magic lantern slipping slide showing a lion with moving eyes, made by Harris and Company in 1880. 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.

A magic lantern slipping slide showing a lion with moving eyes, made by Harris and Company in 1880.

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.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/11431
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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