GBN toy magic lantern

Made:
1905 in Germany
maker:
Gerbruder Bing

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GBN Toy Magic Lantern
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Home Magic Lantern, c.1900
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

GBN toy magic lantern. Made in Germany. Toy lantern in olive green enamelled tinplate. Single condensor lens, single objective lens. Oil lamp with glass chimney. In original cardboard, with instruction sheet. Box of original GBN slides, 12; 17x44cm, four circular pictures to each slide. Box of 12 GBN slides; 17x44cm, series 6, 4 circular pictures to each slide. Box of 12 GBN slides 17x44cm Series 4 slides, four panoramic, eight with four pictures each.

GBN toy magic lantern, made by Gerbruder Bing in Germany, 1905.

This small enamelled tinplate magic lantern is intended for use in the home. It has a single condenser and a single objective lens. Illumination is provided by an oil lamp with a glass chimney. It has three boxes of GBN glass slides, some with panoramas and others with four or six circular pictures per slide.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/1812
Materials:
glass, tin plated
type:
toy - recreational artefact
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • image projecting equipment (unit)
  • furnishing and equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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