A magic lantern slipping slide showing a snow-covered mountain side village, made by Newton and Company in the 19th century. The second part of this slipping slide shows the village engulfed by an avalanche.
A magic lantern slipping slide showing a snow-covered mountain side village, made by Newton and Company 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 second part of this slipping slide shows the village engulfed by an avalanche.
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- lantern slide
- visual and verbal communication
- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
- Permanent collection
- National Science and Media Museum
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