- c. 1860 in United Kingdom
A magic lantern slide with a picture of the moon shown, at the Royal Polytechnic Institution, London, about 1860.
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).
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- lantern slide
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- The National Media Museum, Bradford
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- National Science and Media Museum
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