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Shipwreck Effect

Unnumbered slide from [Masterman Collection: miscellaneous wood-framed slides] (miscellaneous: manufacturer unknown, 24 slides, n.d.)

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Dodie Masterman Collection – reproduced by permission.
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Type of image
drawing / painting / print
height 4.25 inches (10.8 cm), width 7 inches (17.8 cm), thickness 0.5 inches (1.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
wood / glass / metal
Production process
hand-painted, on glass substrate

The title is handwritten on the top edge of the slide.

The illustrated slide has lost its lever, which would allow rotation of one of the glasses to show the ship breaking into two parts at its centre.

Lucerna ID  5143432

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 March 2019

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