Man and wet paint

Made:
1870
maker:
Unattributed

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Magic Lantern Slipping Slide: Man and Wet Paint [2]
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A magic lantern slipping slide depicting a man with wet paint on his back, made by an unknown artist in 1870. The first slide shows the man leaning against the railings, ignoring the 'Wet Paint' sign written on the pavement.

A magic lantern slipping slide depicting a man with wet paint on his back, made by an unknown artist in 1870.

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 first slide shows the man leaning against the railings, ignoring the 'Wet Paint' sign written on the pavement.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/11454
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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