Ensign Optiscope Number 6 projector

Made:
c. 1905 in Elstree
manufacturer:
Houghtons Limited

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Ensign Optiscope No 6 Projector
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Ensign Optiscope No 6 lantern slide projector. For 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch slides. Aldis Uno projection lens F:10 inch; all metal; bellows lens extensions, with two wooden slide carriers (stamped RRD). This is a projector for 3 1/4 inch square slides. It has an Aldis Uno 10" projection lens mounted in a panel on two rods and with bellows that can be extended. The lamphouse has an ES bulb holder, secured by a wing screw underneath its base. The projector comes with two wooden slide carriers. The projector can be pivited on the base and secured by means of the chrome lever. Power is controlled with an on/off switch on the base.

Ensign Optiscope Number 6 slide projector, made in England by Houghtons Limited, c. 1905.

This projector uses 3 1/4" square slides. It has an Aldis Uno 10" projection lens mounted in a panel on two rods and extendable bellows. The projector can be pivoted on the base and secured by means of the chrome lever.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/8070
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, electric cable, glass, metal (unknown), steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (with carrier): 325 mm x 330 mm x 490 mm,
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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