Creator

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Identifier

MPH-26-01_Miss_Jerry_still_1894

Creation Date

1894

Subject—Topics

Motion pictures; History; Miss Jerry; Magic Lanterns; Picture plays

Date Range

ca. 1894

Description

Newsprint photograph: Scene from an early picture play, “Miss Jerry” (incorrectly credited in this caption as “The first moving picture feature made back in 1894.” Alexander Black’s “Miss Jerry” was a picture play [a series of photographic slides projected at 4 per minute, by a magic lantern.

Format

BW newsprint; 5” x 6.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPH-26-01

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