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  1. Entrance to Rosehill Cemetery
    Image | 1883

    From text: "The projectors of Rose Hill have wisely selected grounds far enough from the city proper to insure no molestation of the ashes of the dead in the future, and have chosen grounds high enough for the purposes intended, and also those susceptible of improvement at a slight expense. They are of easy access both by rail and drives, which is certainly a desirable feat...
  2. Transparency, lantern slide
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    Glass rectangular slide with painting pictures of men riding animals: rabbit, bird, frog rooster
  3. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene depicting circus performers. On the left is a man training a black horse. On the right are two acrobatic clowns performing stunts with papered hoops.
  4. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five scenes of people hunting in roundels framed in black background.
  5. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animal heads in roundels surrounded by a black background. They include: a bulldog, a monkey, a lion, a bear and another dog.
  6. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide depicting five children. The first looks at the viewer full face, wears a ruffled collar and holds a whip behind his back
  7. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups enjoying spring and summer activities: two people flying a kite, a man and his dog setting off on a hunt, two girls picking flowers, a boy chasing butterflies with a net.
  8. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted scenes of winter activities. People are engaged in ice-skating, making snowmen, sleigh-riding.
  9. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted groups. The first three groups go together and tell the story of a boy who stole a man's cigar
  10. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide depicting four boys riding a variety of things: a goat, a bicycle
  11. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five men in various foolish activities.
  12. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted roundels framed in a black background. All of the scenes appear to be of Venice, but the slide is in poor condition.
  13. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide depicting four scenes of far off lands. A scene from Asia, Africa and two from Europe.
  14. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    Rectangular glass slide with four handpainted figures: a jockey riding a bucking rabbit, a man in a top hat, waistcoat and carrying an umbrella riding on a crow, a military man with a sword and tufted helmet riding a frog, and a farmer with a pitchfork riding a rooster.
  15. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted scenes of ships along a coastline. This slide is damaged from exposure to humidity.
  16. Amet Magniscope
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    Thirty-five millimeter film projector made of tin, galvanized metal and brass. It has two film reels and sits on a wood base.
  17. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animals: a rabbit, a deer, a bear, a wild boar and a fox.
  18. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide depicting four dogs in human dress. The background is black and the dogs faces appear in roundels. The dogs are all wearing the headgear of well dressed men.
  19. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups of people enjoying winter activities: two sets of boys having a snowball fight, a girl riding in a sleigh chair across a frozen lake, and an old man smoking a pipe in an icy doorway.
  20. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted faces of children. A black background is painted with the children's faces shown in roundels with a clear background.
  21. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    Magic Lanterns were projectors which made a small, handpainted image project on a large screen. Shows were held in theatres
  22. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures of children. The background is black and the children, mostly babies are highlighted in clear roundels. One child is shown taking a bath, another, playing with a pull toy.
  23. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures of men in various occupations: a sailor, a butcher, a baker are included.
  24. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with four scenes of far off places.
  25. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with handpainted figures depicting five children in modes of dress from far-off lands.
  26. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five busts of adults floating in a blue background. The slide is cracked in half.
  27. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    Rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures, all of them appear to be Asian men. A man in the center wears a flat straw hat and holds a sword. On either side of him are men captured in portable stocks who are being dragged or led by a rope. The men who hold the rope are also whipping them, or threatening to whip them.
  28. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene which includes a cityscape, a steam engine in the background, people walking in the middle ground and a postman in the foreground.
  29. Slide, Magic Lantern
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    A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted figures one of whom appears to be Santa Claus.