Lantern Slide

Description:

Glass lantern slide in a rectangular wooden frame. The front of the frame is incised “T.H. MC ALLISTER / OPTICIAN N.Y.” A paper label on one edge reads “ASTRONOMY -- 19. Comparative Size of the Sun and Planets.”

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Colgate University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.328126.16Catalog Number: 328126.16Accession Number: 271987

Object Name: lantern slide

Measurements: overall: 4 in x 7 in x 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm x .9525 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ab02-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1838176

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