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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.
84.18.43.44

Color toy magic lantern slide. Four circular images. The first image shows a woman at a table in front of a large Christmas tree while a child sleeps in the background. The second image shows an angel holding a banner that reads "Vom Himmel hoch da" [translates to "From the sky above"]. The third image shows a stork dropping a baby down a chimney. The fourth image shows three street performers wearing crowns performing for a women, two small children, and a dog. The letters "EP" are in a circle in the bottom left corner of the image.