Lantern Slide, Maud Muller Series, "Maud Muller on a Summer's Day Raked the Meadow Sweet with Hay," 1894

Summary

Joseph Boggs Beale (1841-1926) created artwork that was reproduced to make magic lantern slides like this one. His illustrations were photographed onto glass then hand colored. Beale was prolific, producing more than 2000 images used in over 250 different lantern slide sets. This slide was one of six created to illustrate John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Maud Muller."

Joseph Boggs Beale (1841-1926) created artwork that was reproduced to make magic lantern slides like this one. His illustrations were photographed onto glass then hand colored. Beale was prolific, producing more than 2000 images used in over 250 different lantern slide sets. This slide was one of six created to illustrate John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Maud Muller."

Artifact

Lantern slide

Date Made

1894

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

94.0.65.5

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Glass (Material)
Tape (Materials)

Technique

Hand coloring
Photographic processes
Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in

Width: 4 in

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