lantern slide


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

lantern slide

n
(Photography) (formerly) a photographic slide for projection, used in a magic lantern

lan′tern slide`


n.
a slide or transparency for projection by a slide projector or magic lantern.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lantern slide - a transparency mounted in a framelantern slide - a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
transparency, foil - picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
positive - a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
References in periodicals archive ?
The nights when he gave a lantern slide lecture on the famous painters were memorable ones.
Roberts obliged by showing a lantern slide of his three-hour exposure of the starry nebular complex NGC 2264, which surrounds the 4.
Early lantern slides were made using albumen to coat the glass plates; a wet-collodion coating was developed shortly thereafter, followed by a dry colloid that enabled lantern slide kits to be mass produced for amateur use.
Drebbel probably used some form of camera obscura device since current research suggests that the invention of the magic lantern slide projector did not occur until the middle of the seventeenth century.
Structured like different-length threads of a delicate (though frayed) twine, each chapter maintains a specific focus--whether the panorama craze of the 1850s, the career of notable showman Albert Smith or the later competition between moving panoramas and photographic magic lantern slide shows--while tracing the moving panorama's diachronic and synchronic transformations and particularities.
Among several photographs of Ruskin and her father, the 1893 lantern slide of John Ruskin and Henry W.
LIGHT FANTASTIC: Magic lantern slide 1900 - 1925 RABBITING ON: John Wesley (Untitled) Falling Alice 1928 acrylic on paper AUTHOR: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) ORIGINAL: The original manuscript of Alice in Wonderland Images courtesy of The British Library COLOURFUL: Paul Laffoley's Alice Pleasance Liddell, 1968 [umlaut] Kent Fine Art, New York
Consider a firsthand example: I just purchased a lantern slide showing a Key West, Florida, dock covered with living green turtles, turned upon their backs, awaiting shipment to New York City's food markets.
The image of the farmer as the salt of the earth, independent son of the soil, and child of nature is a sort of lantern slide projected over the image of the farmer as simpleton, hick, or redneck.
My artist wife drew the images for the lantern slide.
In creating his lantern slide narrative, The Road to the Isles, Wilson had to negotiate the contemporary unruliness of crofters, acknowledge their often desperate poverty, and realize that distress and discontent were an unavoidable facet of the Highlands and islands landscape.
Conway had a lantern slide show showing a progression of Gallo TV commercials down the years, featuring the two folksy characters who did much to propel Bartles & Jaymes wine coolers into front-runners.