Definition of lantern slide in English:

lantern slide

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noun

historical
A mounted photographic transparency for projection by a magic lantern.
More example sentences
  • This picture here, which you all can't see, but it's a hand coloured glass lantern slide of one of the arches that was built.
  • The Local History Library houses books, press cuttings, maps dating back to 1695, old photographs, postcards, magic lantern slides, watercolours, drawings and engravings.
  • The actual photographs were seen only in lantern slides accompanying his lectures.

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