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Medium:
Cut paper on wood frame
Type:
toys & games
Lantern slide
Object Name:
Lantern slide
Made in:
Savoy, France
Date:
ca. 1780
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Magic lantern slide, optical toy. On black field, representation of a garden: hedges on either side receding into background, and alternating coves and tall trees. In center, fountain crowned by rayed circle, above which is a whorl with a dragon at the top. White, yellow, green, blue, and pink transparencies.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mary Hearn Greims and George A. Hearn and from the Misses Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1937-18-17
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46985f3df-ff97-4338-a613-61cd9f960b86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1937-18-17