Lantern and Lens Guild of Women Photographers glass lantern slides, 1928-1953 [1 of 2]
circa 1928 – 1953
Glass lantern slides, taken by the Lantern and Lens Guild of Women photographers in the first half of the 20th century. They depict the meetings and pilgrimages of the members of the Lantern and Lens Gild, who appear often among the slides. Eugenia Hornor, Marian Little, Mrs. Fisher, Ellen Fowler, Margaret Bodine, Amy Zulich, Mrs. Crisheim and Mrs. William H. Rau are a few of the members who are depicted in the slides and whose works are also included. Some of the locales pictured in the slides are as follows: Chestnut Hill; Keene Valley, New York in 1931; Ogunquit, Maine in 1930-31; New Hope Canal in 1928; Birmingham in 1928; Florida in 1931; and the garden of Mrs. Charles Biddle. Of note are the slides that depict the interior and exterior of the Gild House at 1203 St. James Street in Philadelphia. A few slides (e.g. the flowers) are in color.
1307 Locust Street, Philadelphia
1203 St. James Street, Philadelphia
Width: 10 cm, Height: 8.5 cm (image)