Lion, hand-coloured magic lantern slide, 19th century.

Lion, hand-coloured magic lantern slide, 19th century.
4 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm

Description

This slipping slide consists of one glass slide on which the eyes are painted; this is moved across a fixed slide on which the lion is painted. Black patches on the slipping slide alternately cover and uncover the two phases of movement.

© National Museum of Science & Media / Science & Society Picture Library

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