What are the old picture slides called?

The Magic Lantern The first slides produced were called lantern slides. These slides were essentially hand-painted glass pieces that would be projected by “magic lanterns,” an early form of the slide projector.

How old are 35mm slides?

Invented by Kodak in 1935, 35mm slides became the most popular photographic format by the 1960s due to their compact size.

When were photo slides popular?

If you a have a box of old slides in your analog photo collection, chances are that many of them are Kodachrome slides. Introduced by Kodak in 1935, the brand quickly became popular with professional and amateur photographers as well as filmmakers, in the years following World War II.

What size are old slides?

Standard 35mm film, such as Kodachrome, Ektachrome and Ansochrome transparencies from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s are commonly in 2″ by 2″ slides with paperboard mounts, usually stamped with Kodak identifying information.

What is a Kodachrome slide?

Kodachrome slides are rectangular pieces of color reversal film encased in cardboard that were loaded into slide projectors and beamed onto walls. The film itself was introduced by the Eastman Kodak Company in 1935, and it helped popularize photography among regular people after World War II.

What are old slides made of?

Most glass slides produced before the 1880s were made with albumen. Collodion was also used in the early forms. After 1890, glass slides were commonly made from commercially available gelatin silver plates.

What size are Kodachrome slides?

What are the different sizes of slides?

Choose a predefined slide size

Name Width Height
On-screen Show (16:9) 10 in / 25.4 cm 5.625 in / 14.288 cm
On-screen Show (16:10) 10 in / 25.4 cm 6.25 in / 15.875 cm
Letter Paper (8.5×11 in) 10 in / 25.4 cm 7.5 in / 19.05 cm
Ledger Paper (11×17 in) 13.319 in / 33.831 cm 9.99 in / 25.374 cm