Lantern Slide - The Holy War, Man Being Sent to the Camp of Emmanuel, 1850-1910;...

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Name/Title

Lantern Slide - The Holy War, Man Being Sent to the Camp of Emmanuel, 1850-1910

About this object

Painted lantern slide depicting man in a red cape sitting in front of a group of men. He had been sent to the camp of Emmanuel, son of Shaddai (Almighty), who led the campaign to reclaim the fictional town of Mansoul. 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.

Format

standard glass slide

Portfolio Title

The Holy War

Date Made

1850-1910

Collection

(MV) Religious Lantern Slides Collection

Credit Line

Museums Victoria, Melbourne.

Object Type

hand painted

Object number

MV.MM.112726

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