Item 2017.010.06.010 - Magic Lantern Slide, boats

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Magic Lantern Slide, boats

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  • [1850-1900?] (Creation)
    Plank, Ernst

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1 photograph : lantern slide ; 5.7 x 20 cm

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Item is a magic lantern slide done in the Decalcomania or Chromolitho style. Image shows rowboats, powered by 2-3 men, and a couple of bigger ships, as well as a dock.

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Good condition. Red frame has some scratches and fading paint.

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Collected by the late Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass and donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Gail Bass in 2018


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Lantern Slides. Retrieved from; Museums Victoria Collections. Item HT 3772 Projector Set - Ernst Plank, Magic Lantern, Toy, Standard EP, Germany, circa 1908. Retrieved from

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