Lantern Slide


Glass lantern slide with three images in rectangular wooden frame. The image at left shows 4 objects in orbit (perhaps the moons of Jupiter). The middle one represents Jupiter. That at right represents Saturn.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Mercer University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.325569.03Accession Number: 256847Catalog Number: 325569.03

Object Name: lantern slide

Measurements: overall: 3 in x 9 in x 4 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 22.86 cm x 12.065 cm


Record Id: nmah_1838920

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