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Magic Lantern Slide, Tales with Text
Ernest Plank
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.

Color toy magic lantern slide. Four circular images. The images show various scenes from the fairy tale "Red Riding Hood." Each image is numbered 1-4. Image 1 depicts Red Riding Hood and her mother. Image 2 depicts Red Riding Hood and the wolf in the woods. Image 3 is the wolf leaping onto the grandmother. Image 4 is the wolf dressed as the grandmother greeting Red Riding Hood.

For further information, see blog post, March 31, 2015 http://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2015/03/the-magic-lantern.html