Henry Langdon Childe (1781-1874)

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1845

10" x 16 1/2"

 

Label reads: "Mr. H. Childe, Painter on Glass, Professor of Optics, Inventor of Dissolving Views, Chromatropes & c, 66 Vauxhall Walk, Lamberth"

 

4620


Fountain

Henry Langdon Childe (1781-1874)

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1845

10" x 16 1/2"

 

4621


Henry Langdon Childe (1781-1874)

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1845

10" x 16 1/2"

 

4622


Trebizond

C.W. Collins

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

6 1/2" x 9"

 

4665


The Allies Landing at Kalamita Bay

C.W. Collins

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

6 1/2" x 9"

 

4666


Cronstadt

C.W. Collins

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

6 1/2" x 9"

 

4667


Constantinople

C.W. Collins

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

6 1/2" x 9"

 

4669




Dome of the Rock

Isaac Knott

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

5" x 6"

 

Knott, whose business was located in Birmingham, advertised his company as " Artists to the Royal Polytechnic, Knott and Co, Dissolving View Apparatus, and Every Description of Slide Manufacturers" This set of dissolving slides shows the Dome of the Rock in day, sundown, and in the dark with the windows lit.

 

4616





Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

9 1/2" x 11 3/4"

 

Four slides from a large set of slides about the Arctic exploration of American, Elisha Kent Kane, and his U.S. Grinell expedition(1853-1855). The first image of boats in harbor shows the lead ship the ADVANCE. The third slide show the ship run aground by an iceberg in Smith's Sound.

 

1484/1485/1486/1487


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

7 1/4" x 9 1/4"

 

Image with several Mastodons. Part of a series.

 

4131


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

7 1/4" x 9 1/4"

 

Image with a Rhinoceros. Part of a series.

 

4132


A. Kruss

Wood & hand-painted glass

Germany

c. 1880

8 3/4" x 13 1/2"

 

A fairy-tale illustration, most likely part of a set made by A. Kruss, Hamburg.

 

3860


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

9 1/2" x 11 3/4"

 

This slide shows Paris by the Seine and was part of the collection that came with the slides about Elisha Kent Kane's Artic exploration.

 

1488


St. Mark's Cathedral, Venice

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

9 1/2" x 11 3/4"

 

This slide was part of the collection that came with the slides about Elisha Kent Kane's Artic exploration.

 

1258

 


Mountain Journey

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

5 3/4" x 7 3/4"

 

Sold by W.E. & F. Newton, London.

 

4637


Grand Canal

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

5 3/4" x 7 3/4"

 

4539


Hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1870

4 1/2" x 4 1/2"

 

1636


Port Rush

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1850

5 1/2" x 6"

 

Part of a set of four slides.

 

1637


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1850

5 1/2" x 6"

 

Part of a set of four slides.

 

1638


Portabello

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1850

5 1/2" x 6"

 

Part of a set of four slides.

 

1639


Mosque of Omar

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1850

5 1/2" x 6"

 

Part of a set of four slides.

 

1640


British Castra

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1870

5 3/4" x 9"

 

4500


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 9"

 

4501


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1870

6" x 8"

 

1656


The Eagles Nest

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 7"

 

1657


W & E Newton

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1880

5" x 8"

 

1658


The Porcelain Tower of Nankin and canal

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1860

5" x 8"

 

1659


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1850

7" x 9 1/2"

 

1660


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1850

7" x 8 1/2"

 

1661


Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

c. 1850

7" x 11"

 

1662


Wood & hand-painted glass

continental

c. 1850

Slides:4" x 5", frame:7" x 14"

 

1651




Wood & hand-painted glass

continental

c. 1850

Slides:4" x 5", frame:7" x 14"

 

 

1652






Bonne Nuit

Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 11 1/2"

 

3166




Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 11 1/2"

 

Both a slip slide and lever slide. The lever moves the woman's head and the slip moves her arm.

 

3165



Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 11 1/2"

 

3164




Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 11 1/2"

 

3163


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

5" x 8 1/2"

 

2394


Isaac Knott

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

1862

7 1/2" x 17 1/2"

 

4619



Fountain

Isaac Knott

Wood & hand-painted glass

Great Britain

1862

7 1/2" x 17 1/2"

 

4619


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

9" x 13 1/2"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

1648


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

9" x 13 1/2"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

1649


Wood and hand-colored glass

Continental

c. 1860

5" x 10"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

2196



Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1870

5 1/2" x 10"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

1650


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

5" x 10"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

2395


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

5 1/2" x 10"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

2396


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

5" x 10"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

2397


Wood & hand-painted glass

Continental

c. 1860

4 1/2" x 10"

 

A large chromotrope.

 

2398



Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

a dissolving view set

 

1611



Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

a day/night dissolving slide set

 

1612

 



Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

a summer/winter dissolving slide set

 

1613

 



Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

a day/night dissolving slide set

 

0320


Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

1614

 


Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

1615


Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

1616


Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

1617


Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

1618


Wood & hand-painted glass

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

 

1619



Wood & paper

France

c. 1860

Slide: 5" x 5", frame:8 1/4" x 16"

 

A frame with a cut-out turning head paper image

 

 

1620


Snow Effect

Brass, wood, ivory handles and perforated cloth

France

c. 1880

5" x 11"

 

A snow effect slide.

 

4115