993.611.1: Lantern Slide, The "Hot Dog" Vendor, 1916-1929

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993.611.1: Lantern Slide, The
Image No. 3291 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Glass lantern slide of a cartoon by Ernest LeMessurier; "The Hot Dog Vendor". The cartoon depicts Dr. Dan McLellan holding a scythe in one hand, which is dripping with blood, and a saw in the other. A dog, seated, is saying "My gawd Doc have a heart". The image is framed and sandwiched with a cover glass, the edges are taped to seal the enclosed. The artist's signature, E. LeMessurier, can be seen in the bottom right-hand corner.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.611.1
Collection: Audio-Visual
Date: 1916-1929

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 8.3 cm
  • Width: 10.1 cm
  • Diameter: 0.3 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • gelatin emulsion,
  • glass,
  • paper

Acquisition Detail