A good set of extremely well detailed hand-coloured Crimean War magic lantern slides, circa 1860,
Lot 404
A good set of eight extremely well detailed colour-study Crimean War magic lantern slides, circa 1860,
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
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Lot Details
A good set of eight extremely well detailed colour-study Crimean War magic lantern slides,
circa 1860,
each circular view mounted within mahogany frame, with ink title inscriptions including 'Opening the Bombardment of Sebastopol', '...Cavalry charge at Balactava', 'Officer's cemetry, Cathcart's Hill' and 'Charge of the Scots Greys at Balactave' [sics], with pararamic proportions in the various scenes showing much bloody warfare and war logistical features, some with later lecture labels also inscribed in ink - 7in. (18cm) width of frames
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