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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.
84.18.43.17

Color toy magic lantern slide. Four circular images. The images depict different theories and stages of the evolution of the world. Images are labelled 5-8. Image 5 shows two dinosaurs, one in the water and one in the sky. Image 6 shows a large bear-like animal with a large tail. Image 7 depicts an elephant with large tusks. Image 8 depicts Adam and Eve eating from the Tree of Knowledge.