Illuminating
Lantern Slides

This website is an in depth exploration of lantern slides, how they are made, and what they were used for.

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[Untitled], 1939, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Jean A. Hembroff MacDonald fonds (V797/II/PS-28)

Drawing from the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies' collection of lantern slides, we will take a look at photographers who created lantern slides to capture the mountain ranges of Western Canada. 

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Illuminating Lantern Slides has been researched and designed by Kate Riordon, Archives Assistant, as part of the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage Internship Program.