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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.
84.18.43.35

Color toy magic lantern slide. Single image. Image of five men riding on the backs of various animals. The first man wears a watering can on his head and carries spear while riding a cat. The second man wears a pot on his head and carries a pitchfork while riding a donkey. The third man wears a helmet and carries a pitchfork while riding a dog. The fourth man carries a longsword and rides a rabbit. The fifth man holds a shield and a large spoon while riding a pig.