The Magic Lantern

The Magic Lantern No. 11

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Publication date:  June 2017

Editor:  AUCKLAND, Mary Ann

Editor:  SEBUS, Gwen


  • Helmut Wälde, German toy magic lanterns -- projecting phenakistiscopes: part 1 -- simple lanterns, pp. 1,3-4
  • The Magic Lantern Society notice board, p. 2
  • Hans-Wilhelm Vleugels, Albert Franklin Prieger: manufacturer of the art slide and distributor of stereopticons, pp. 5-6
  • Lydia Jakobs, From the ivory tower: an update on current research, pp. 7-8
  • Wilhelm Widenmann, Mervyn Heard and Lester Smith, Royal appointments, p. 8
  • Lester Smith, The Royal Panopticon of Science and Arts: further insights, p. 9
  • Frog Morris, The Curious Chamber, p. 10
  • Gordon Casbeard, Lanternists' tales: the humorous side of giving lantern shows, p. 11
  • Jennifer Utteridge and Keith Utteridge, Obituary: Eunice Elsbury, p. 12
  • Lester Smith, Repairing a chromatrope, p. 12
  • Book review: Show people sculpted, p. 13
  • Mary Ann Auckland, The 10th International Convention of the Magic Lantern Society: Birmingham, 28-30 April 2017, pp. 14-16


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