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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, semicircular arcade with straight returns, crowned with pyramidal decorations in white, pink, and green. Above, star in white with white and open pierced radiations. Receding rows of hedge, in green with pink flowers. Before the arcade, elabroate fireworks, a pyramid, and two serpents with rays of light radiating from their mouths.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mary Hearn Greims and George A. Hearn and from the Misses Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1937-18-4
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/kq460b676e1-5ae0-4a3d-bdea-10ff83fe71c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1937-18-4