Lantern Slide - Bamforth & Co., 'Gabriel Grub', Late 19th Century; MV.MM.32039.3

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Name/Title

Lantern Slide - Bamforth & Co., 'Gabriel Grub', Late 19th Century

About this object

Set of seventeen 'life model' magic lantern slides which was used in telling the story of "Gabriel Grub; or the Story of the Goblins who Stole a Sexton" using a magic lantern projector. A booklet accompanies the set of slides. Incomplete set of slides.

The story was based on a chapter of Charles Dickens' "Pickwick Papers", originally published in serialised form between March 1836 and October 1837.

Format

standard glass slide

Portfolio Title

Gabriel Grub

Collection

(MV) Francis Collection

Credit Line

Museums Victoria, Melbourne.

Object Type

transfer

Object number

MV.MM.32039.3

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