The Cross Series - partial set - slide 95/230; Limelight Department, Salvation A...
The Cross Series - partial set - slide 95/230About this object
The Cross Series was made by the Salvation Army's Limelight Department, a very early and significant manufacturer of lantern slides in Australia and arguably the producers of Australia's first feature-length productions [See : Jolly, 'Soldiers of the Cross: Time, Narrative and Affect', Early Popular Visual Culture 11:4 (2013): 293-311]
This extensive set includes life model scenes, backdrops and actors, also used in 'Heroes of the Cross', a 1908 remake of 'Soldiers of the Cross' (1900), both produced by the Limelight Department. The later is held at the National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra.
standard glass slidePortfolio Title
1900-1908Subject and Association Keywords
(SA) Salvation Army AustraliaCredit Line
Salvation Army Heritage Centre, Melbourne, Australia.Object Type
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