Illuminating

Lantern Slides

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

[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. 

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.