Magic Lantern Slide

Object Name: 
Magic Lantern Slide

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Object Name: 
Magic Lantern Slide
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.11 B
Overall H: 5.5 cm; L: 21.7 cm; Th: 0.2 cm
Not on Display
about 1801-1994
Primary Description: 
Colorless; cut, printed, cold-painted, glued. Two caricatures of a woman and a man with exaggerated heads are walking to the left in an outdoor setting. She is wearing a yellow hat, a green mantle, a red skirt, and a brown muff. The man is dressed in a red cap, a blue coat, and red boots. Between them the inscription, "Le frère et la soeur de Lait". The following figure is shown in half profile turned to the right. She is wearing a white, pleated mob cap with a bow and a yellow coat. She is holding a playing card with an ace of spades. To her left is a red heart above the inscription "La mère la carte sorciere", followed by a red diamond. To her left is a black club symbol. She is followed by a male figure facing left in half-profile. He is wearing a red house coat or jacket and is holding a letter addressed to a "Monsieur Le Blanc". To his right the inscription "Le portier de l'hôtel".
Barandes, Rick, Source
Le frère et la soeur de Lait
Le portier de l'hôtel
La mère la carte sorciere