New Magic Lantern Journal

A brief history of the lantern

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Authors:  HEPWORTH, T.C., F.C.S.  (1844-1905) and PEPPER, Professor J.H.  (1821-1900)

59:  DUGDALE, Tony

Contained in:  The new magic lantern journal: volume 1 number 1 (April 1978), pp.4-5

Main subjects:

  Subjects:    magic lantern – history
      magic lantern – techniques of use – dissolving views
  Hardware:     Illuminant
  People:    HIGHLEY, Samuel  (1825-1900)
  Organisations:    Chadburn & Sons

Other references:

  Subjects:    supernatural / magic
  Hardware:     Aphengescope (opaque lantern)
       Biunial lantern
       Electric arc light
       Oil-based illuminant (illuminant)
  People:    BREWSTER, Sir David, F.R.S.  (1781-1868)
      CELLINI, Benvenuto  (1500-1571)
      CHILDE, Henry Langdon  (1781-1874)
      DRUMMOND, Lieutenant Thomas  (1797-1840)
      HINE, G.H.  ( ? - ? )
      KIRCHER, Athanasius  (1602-1680)
  Organisations:    Negretti & Zambra
      Newton & Co.
      Royal Polytechnic Institution

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