Dancer on a tightrope

Made:
1870
maker:
Unattributed

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Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic lantern slipping slide

Magic Lantern slipping slide: dancer on tightrope
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Magic Lantern slipping slide: dancer on tightrope
Science Museum Group Collection
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A magic lantern slipping slide of a dancer on a tightrope, made by an unknown artist in the 19th century. The other slide shows the dancer facing the other way.

A magic lantern slipping slide of a dancer on a tightrope, 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 slide shows the dancer facing the other way.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/11451
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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