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Magic Lantern Slide, Tales with Text
1875-1925
Ernest Plank
Germany
Glass
overall: 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 7 in.; 3.81 x 5.715 x 17.78 cm
Gift of Dorothy A. and Albert H. Richardson, Jr.
84.18.43.18

Color toy magic lantern slide. Four circular images. The images depict different theories and stages of the evolution of the world. Images are labeled 1-4. Image 1 shows a large concentric red circle, possibly the "big bang." Image 2 depicts volcanos. Image 3 shows prehistoric plant life. Image 4 shows a crocodile-like creature climbing out of the water.