Lantern Slide - The Holy War, 'Lusting Made Mayor', 1850-1910; 1850-1910; MV.MM....


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Lantern Slide - The Holy War, 'Lusting Made Mayor', 1850-1910

About this object

Painted lantern slide depicting the fictional character Lusting being made mayor. One of a series of 12 printed lantern slides depicting the story of The Holy War, originally written in 1682 by John Bunyan.

Part of a collection of 126 slides previously located together in a wooden box. The collection contains photographic, printed and hand painted slides depicting landscapes, buildings, scientific drawings, animals and religious stories.


standard glass slide

Portfolio Title

The Holy War

Date Made



(MV) Religious Lantern Slides Collection

Credit Line

Museums Victoria, Melbourne.

Object Type

hand painted

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