Two glass slides with great black & white photos taken in the Canadian Rockies.
“In the Rockies”
Photo of lake with towering snow-capped mountains in the background
Title on paper glued to top of slide. Also tape with number ‘57’.
“Canada Lecture – Copyright”
Great photo of railway bridge with family standing at other end by the side of the railway track. Railroad running along a river(?), with mountains in background, some snow-capped.
Title on paper at top of slide. Also tape with number ‘58’. Label in UL corner ‘Trade Mark Y’
8 cm x 8 cm
(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)
Lantern slides were the first projected images, dating back to the mid 17th century. Originally made with drawn images on glass, lantern slides became a hugely popular base for photography well into the 1900s before slowly being replaced by celluloid film slides.
Displayed through a magic lantern projector, lantern slides could be coloured in with paint or ink and were made by everyone from amateur photographers, to school teachers, to government agencies.