|Title ID||14018||Collection ID||1583|
|Date||[ca. 1820s - 1830s]|
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This double slipping mechanical lantern slide consisting of two hand-painted glass plates, shows an overweight monk with a drinkers nose, enjoying a glass of wine, beckoning us with his finger.
The slide is set in a wooden mount and consists of two hand-painted glass plates. In projection the slide, when one glass plate is slowly moved across the other, shows the monk rolling his eyes and opening and closing his month.
This double slipping mechanical lantern slide shows an overweight monk with a drinkers nose, enjoying a glass of wine, beckoning us with his finger.
Stamped on the wooden mount are the details of the slide manufacturer: William Harris & Co. We also find on the mount the hand written name 'Christopher'. It is unknown if this is the name of the commissioner or user of the slide.