Lantern Slide - The Holy War, 'The Captain's Petition to Shaddai', 1850-1910; 18...
Lantern Slide - The Holy War, 'The Captain's Petition to Shaddai', 1850-1910About this object
Painted lantern slide depicting a winged man writing in front of an angel: 'The Captain's Petition to Shaddai'. Shaddai is sovereign of the universe and creator of 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.
standard glass slidePortfolio Title
(MV) Religious Lantern Slides CollectionCredit Line
Museums Victoria, Melbourne.Object Type
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