Magic lantern slide showing the Church of St. Eustace

Made:
c. 1860
maker:
Unknown

Magic lantern slide showing the Church of St. Eustache in Paris, used at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, London.

The Royal Polytechnic Institution in Regent Street, London, was renowned for its spectacular magic lantern shows employing as many as six huge lanterns projecting large, hand-painted slides eight inches (20.3 cm) by five inches (12.7 cm).

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1951-308/1
Materials:
glass, wood
type:
magic lantern slide

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