'Boys Own' magic lantern

Made:
London
maker:
W Butcher and Sons

'Boy's Own' magic lantern. Metal magic lantern for 3 1/4 inch square slides, inserted singly in metal frames. Petzval type projection lens, sliding focusing. Provision for double plano-convex condenser lenses, one missing, the other badly chipped. No light source, but chimney design suggests incandescent electric lamp. Green painted with brass lens tube. Manufactured by Butcher.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/2110
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, metal (unknown)
type:
magic lantern
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • image projecting equipment (unit)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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