Lantern Slides

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 812 HB1/9
  • Dates of Creation
      1896-C.early 20th century
  • Physical Description
      1380 lantern slides (3 1/4 inches x 3 1/4 inches).

Scope and Content

Includes images of building exteriors and interiors, events, and celebrations.

Administrative / Biographical History

The lantern slides were used as part of the recreation provided for patients, particularly during the dark evenings of winter. It is possible that they were taken by local photographer Robert L Collins. Some of the slides have been published in Guthrie Hutton's Gartloch Hospital 100 Years, 1994.

Access Information

Fragile. Scanned copies exist on disc.