Magic Lantern Slide of Ali Baba and His Wife

Object Name: 
Magic Lantern Slide of Ali Baba and His Wife

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Object Name: 
Magic Lantern Slide of Ali Baba and His Wife
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.3.7 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H:5.5 cm, L: 21.7 cm, Th: 0.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1994
Primary Description: 
Colorless; cut, printed, cold-painted, glued. Four rectangles of colorless sheet glass framed in green paper tape around edges. The slides are divided into three printed segments separated by lines. The two scenes on the right and left illustrate the story of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves. (C) Left illustration: Ali Baba and his wife dig a hole for the treasure outside their house. Right illustration: Ali Baba rests on a couch smoking his hookah and talking to his wife standing in front of him. Text: "No 5. la femme d'Ali-Baba/ mesure l' or pendant/ quille creuse un trou/ pour le cacher./ No 6. la femme du frère/ d' Ali-Baba dit a son mari/ qu'il mesure l'or au/ boisseaux."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barandes, Rick, Source
1995-02-13
Material: 
Inscription: 
No 5. la femme d'Ali-Baba/ mesure l' or pendant/ quille creuse un trou/ pour le cacher./ No 6. la femme du frère/ d' Ali-Baba dit a son mari/ qu'il mesure l'or au/ boisseaux.
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