Sciopticon magic lantern

Sciopticon magic lantern for three and one quarter inch square slides, wooden base and lens panel, enameled iron lamp house, brass condenser housing and lens mount. Multiple wick oil burner and chimney missing. Fitted with a Petsvalle type lens, F 5.5 inch, rack and pinion focusing. Double plano-convex condenser 4 inch diameter. 3 1/2 inch silver reflector in back of cylinder lamp housing. Potential ACM (asbestos)

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/896
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron, wood (unidentified)
type:
magic lantern
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • recreational artefact
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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