- ca. 1895
Part of Lantern Slide Collection
Red lacquered, barrel shaped children's toy magic lantern. Simple model that could be used with a candle. Manufactured by the German toy company 'Gebrüder Bing'. Ignaz Bing and his brother Adolph Bing founded the retail company selling household items in 1863 and began to manufacture their own toys in the late 1870s.