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Knights of Pythias Magic Lantern Slide - First Rank - Heroes Honored by King
1890-1930
Maker not marked
USA
Glass, paper
Gift of Michael T. Heitke
2011.062.24

Knights of Pythias magic lantern slide in color. The slide depicts Pythias and Damon kneeling before Dionysius, who sits on a throne. Four other men are pictured including two Roman soldiers and a man with a trumpet. The image is within a black frame with ornamental gold decoration. On one side of the image is a white label with typed black text. The label is on the the proper right side and reads " Knights of Pythias - First Rank / 9 Heroes Honored by King."