Jack the Giant Killer lantern slides

United Kingdom, c. 1880

Photograph by Egmont Contreras, ACMI

Magic lantern slides made up of printed coloured images on round pices of glass mounted in a rectangular wood frame with a glue/resin. Frame has printed green label attached on one end noting ‘Patent Enamel Slides for the Magic Lantern, J Barnard & Son, Maker, London, Jack The Giant Killer. #’, the other end of slide has embossed text noting ‘B&S PATENT’.

On display until:

ACMI: Gallery 2

11 February 2022


Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
c. 1880

Appears in

Group of items

Magic lantern slides


Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier


Curatorial section

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


100 x 176 x 10mm


glass, coloured enamel, wood

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