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Oct 2017

19th century ghost photos

These 19th century photographic glass slides purport to show images of both the living and the dead.

Adam Blackshaw
Photographs
Nov 2015

A French view of Melbourne, circa 1895

Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.

Beth Taylor
Film
Object
Nov 2014

The magic of glass

Curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces 21st century audiences to the wonders of 19th century magic lanterns.

Itzell Tazzyman
Object
Mar 2013

The Quo Vadis connection

Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, writes about the connection between 'Soldiers of the Cross' and one of the world's first blockbuster films, Italy's 'Quo Vadis' (1913).

Martyn Jolly
Object
May 2012

Preserving glass slides: Part 3

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about digital preservation and packaging of cinema slides.

Shingo Ishikawa
Film
Object

Preserving glass slides: Part 2

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about the NFSA's glass slide preservation project.

Shingo Ishikawa
Film
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Preserving glass slides: Part 1

NFSA conservator Shingo Ishikawa and digitisation specialist Darren Weinert talk about cinema slides and their history, manufacture and preservation.

Shingo Ishikawa
Film
Object
Nov 2010

Orphan works

The NFSA sponsors a new user guide on flexible dealing and cultural institutions.

Fiona Gunn
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