Magic lantern slide showing Egyptian landscape
- c. 1860 in United Kingdom
A hand-painted magic lantern slide depicting an Egyptian landscape, painted by an unknown artist c. 1860 and shown at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, London. The slide shows men on camels riding through ancient ruins.
The Royal Polytechnic Institution in Regent Street, London, was renowned for its spectacular magic lantern shows employing as many as six huge lanterns projecting large, hand-painted slides eight inches (20.3 cm) by five inches (12.7 cm).
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- magic lantern slide
- visual and verbal communication
- The National Media Museum, Bradford
- Permanent collection
- National Science and Media Museum
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