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[End of horse race at Epsom race course]

Slide 7 of [Robert Paul's cinematograph film production] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, at least 28 slides, n.d.)

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Type of image
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
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photography, on glass substrate
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The image consists of a sequence of frame stills, but photographed from a published source rather than directly from the film. The caption 'The first topical film' is partly visible at the bottom of the image.

The sequence appears to have been taken from the same viewpoint, and possibly on the same day, as the well-known 'Prince's Derby' film of 3 June 1896, but does not show the same race.


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Lucerna ID  5116655

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