Magic Lantern slide of children.

Magic Lantern slide of children.

ca. 1880. A charming color panorama children's magic lantern glass slide showing a series of four scenes of European children in traditional garb in natural settings. From a series of slides for children. From left to right, the first illustration is of two small children seated on a doorstep perhaps playing a guessing game with a standing girl; a small girl with doll trailing behind her, carefully scrutinizing the dolls on display in a doll vendor's stall; a girl leading a trio of boys in song; and an older girl wearing a crucifix on a chain, making flower bouquets. A small dwelling with smoking chimney can be seen to the left, and a European village with church steeple is seen at the center. Edges of slide bound with pale blue paper. 11 3/4 x 4" Very good condition. Item #17856

Price: $65.00

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