Magic Lantern Slide: Two Friends

This photographic slide a man with a monkey sitting on his shoulder and carrying an unidentified object around his front. He may be a street-performer. The slide was part of the collection belonging to John Crabtree, but unfortunately it isn’t known what lecture topic it was used to illustrate, or where the image was taken.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
glasspaperphotographic emulsion
Common Name
Magic Lantern Slide: Two Friends
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
handwritten 'J.H. CRABTREE' on right edge binding strip; handwritten 'Two Friends' on mount
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); World War I (1914-1918)
Production Country
United Kingdom
Production Person Initials
John H.
Production Person Surname
Production Year Low
Production Year High

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Lantern Slide: Two Friends