Magic lantern slide (Steam train and men working)

c. 1900-1930

Object On display
Photograph by Egmont Contreras

Glass Lantern Slide with black tape and cream paper-based tape. The sepia toned photograph is framed internally by a black oval shaped framed. [Photograph of a steam train and men working]


In ACMI's collection

On display until

16 February 2031

ACMI: Gallery 1



Maker not documented

Production dates
c. 1900-1930

Appears in

Group of items

Trains and stations slides


Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier


Curatorial section

The Story of the Moving Image → Moving Pictures → MI-02. Play and Illusion → MI-02-C01 → Panel A4

Object Types

Glass slide/Pictorial


glass, ink, gum arabic tape

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