Butterfly and leaf, hand-coloured magic lantern slide, 19th century.

Butterfly and leaf, 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 which is moved across another, fixed slide, which is painted with two phases of a simple movement. Black patches on the slipping slide alternately cover and uncover the two phases of movement. One of three slides showing the metamorphosis of a chrysalis into a butterfly.

Image Details

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10296724

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

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