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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

lantern slides

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Transparent positive images made or mounted on glass for projection, usually but not necessarily photographic, measuring 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 by 4 inches for projection onto a screen by means of a specialized projector.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs

 File
Identifier: MSS 16424
Scope and Contents Note The Charles Beseler Lantern Slide Company salesman sample catalogs (1890s-1920; 1.2 cubic feet) document a portion of the titular company's product line at the turn of the 20th century. The collection consists of ten albums--about 950 lantern slide prints in total--on a variety of topics. Many photographs are of historical and Christian figures, while others range from architecture and engineering diagrams to landscapes and artwork.
Dates: 1890s-1920s