toy magic lantern

Made:
Nuremberg
maker:
Jean Schoenner

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The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Toy magic lantern. Made in Germany by J.S., star and wheel with wing trademark. Toy optical lantern of blued iron for oil lamp (missing), metal reflector and 3 1/2 cm condenser lens, doublet projector lens, focused by separating front and rear elements. Cylindrical chimney. 4 foot in the form of shrouded faces. In original box with instructions in lid, with 20 slides, 4 x 15cm. 2 slides marked EP 8 pictures, Little Red Riding Hood. 2 slides marked EP 8 pictures Puss in Boots. 2 slides marked EP 8 pictures Jack The Giant Killer. 1 slide marked EP 4 pictures Robinson Crusoe. 1 slide marked EP 4 pictures John Gilpin(?). 1 slide marked EP 4 pictures 10/1-4, Boy in Honey Barrel. 1 slide marked EP 4 pictures Dick Whitington. 1 slide 4 pictures of Winter Sports marked 11/1-4. 1 slide of Country Views marked 6/1-4. 1 slide heads of famous Frenchmen, including Napoleon. 1 slide, four views of foreign lands marked 8/1-4. 1 slide four pictures of sports, marked 12/1-4. 1 slide four pictures of Foreign Buildings. 1 slide panoramic, dancers and musicians. 1 slide, panoramic, country scene, castle, river, houses. 1 slide, panoramic, marked No4, Pool of London, Tower Bridge. 1 slide, panoramic, sailing ships (broken).

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1312
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown)
type:
toy magic lantern
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • optical toy
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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