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A. D. Handy Stereopticons and Supplies
USA: Massachusetts, Boston
overall: 3-3/16"h x 4"w x 1/8"d
Gift of Anne R. Berntsen
Lantern slide in black and white. Image shows a scene from the story of Paul Revere's ride. A man stands by his horse, holding a whip in one hand. The moon is high in the sky, illuminating a river, with a ship on the water and a church in the background. A label printed in black is applied to one end of the slide and reads, "3. - "And lo! as he looks, on the belfry's height, / A glimmer, and then a gleam of light!" A label printed in black applied to the other end of the slide reads, "A.D. Handy, Stereopticons & Supplies, 21 Bromfield St., Boston." Handwritten in black ink is "Paul Revere Ride."