Victorian Mechanical Magic Lantern Hand Painted Glass Slide with Moving Train
Victorian Mechanical Magic Lantern Hand Painted Glass Slide with Moving Train Victorian Mechanical Magic Lantern Hand Painted Glass Slide with Moving Train

Victorian Mechanical Magic Lantern Hand Painted Glass Slide with Moving Train

Ref: J-16-0202

A magic lantern or Laterna Magica was an early type of image projector created in the 17th century to entertain and educate the viewer. This antique, 19th century mechanical slide has a wooden frame with a round glass slide hand painted with a locomotive that moves along a bridge. These type of slides also projected photographs.  

c. 1880
W 8.5 D 0.5 H 2.75 in.
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