This image is of a magic lantern show produced as an almost a warning from beyond the grave. The dialogue in the print is as follows. Lanternist: 'I am come from your father, to warn you of the consequences of your evil life, take warning and repent, look through this lanthorn' and the Viewer replies: 'O lord, o lord! take away the lanthorn Billy and Il never act wrong while I live. O Lord, o Lord- '. The image projected depicts various violent images of revolution.

Item number 70038
Category Print
Type Magic Lantern
Language English
Country of origin UK

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection