Lantern Slide

Lantern Slide

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Description
Mechanical lantern slide with paper label that reads “MOVABLE...SLIDERS / No. 5 / A Diagram to prove the Earth’s Rotundity / CARPENTER & WESTLEY, 24, REGENT ST. LONDON.” “CARPENTER / & WESTLEY / 24 REGENT ST. / LONDON” is stamped on the face of the wooden frame. “No. 5” is stamped on one edge.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lantern slide
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 11 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 29.845 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
2001.0217.02
catalog number
2001.0217.02
accession number
2001.0217
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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