Magic lantern chromatrope slide

Made:
1870
maker:
Unknown

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Magic Lantern Chromatrope Slide This geared magic lantern slide shows three kaleidoscope patterns in three bands when the handle is turned.
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Magic Lantern Chromatrope rackwork slide This geared magic lantern slide shows three kaleidoscope patterns in three bands when the handle is turned.
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Chromatrope rackwork magic lantern slide
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Chromatrope with three circle pattern.

Magic lantern chromatrope, 1870.

The handle on the side of the chromatrope is linked to internal gears, when it is turned the chromatrope creates a similar pattern to a kaleidoscope. When lit from behind the pattern can be projected onto a wall.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/2391
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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