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The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts

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Type of text:  Article

Author:  BARNES, John  (1920-2008)

Contained in:  The new magic lantern journal: volume 1 number 2 (February 1979), pp.3-6

Main subjects:

  Subjects:    magic lantern – history
      magic lantern – history – technical development
      magic lantern – techniques of use – dissolvent views
      magic lantern – techniques of use – dissolving views
      magic lantern – uses – educational
      magic lantern – uses – lanternists
      magic lantern – uses – phantasmagoria
      slides – copper-plate
  Hardware:     Argand lamp (oil-based illuminant)
       Automatic slide changer
       Biunial lantern
       Cinematograph lantern
       Electric arc light
       Improved Phantasmagoria lantern
       Oil-based illuminant (illuminant)
       Paraffin illuminant (oil-based illuminant)
       Phantasmagoria lantern
       Trinopticon (triunial or triple lantern)
       Triunial or triple lantern
      'Euphaneron' lantern
  Slide type:    roller-blind slide: terpuoscope
  People:    BREWSTER, Sir David, F.R.S.  (1781-1868)
      BROWNING, John  (c.1831-1925)
      CARPENTER, Philip  (1776-1833)
      CHILDE, Henry Langdon  (1781-1874)
      DANQUEY, Mr   ( ? - ? )
      HIGHLEY, Samuel  (1825-1900)
      MALDEN, B.J., F.R.G.S.  (1838-1933)
      MARCY, L.J.  (fl.1860s-80s)
      PEPPER, Professor J.H.  (1821-1900)
      PHILIPSTAHL, Paul de  ( ? -c.1829)
      ROBERTSON, Etienne Gaspard  (1763-1837)
      THOMSON, John  ( ? - ? )
      TUSSAUD, Madame Marie  (1761-1850)
      WOOD, A.A., F.C.S.  (1846-1900)
      WRIGHT, Lewis  (1838-1905)
      YOUNG, Dr Thomas  (1773-1829)
  Organisations:    Barnes Museum of Cinematography
      Newton & Co.
      W.C. Hughes

Other references:

  Subjects:    slides – photographic
      social issues – alcohol / temperance
  Hardware:     Kalophaneron
       Keevil lantern (biunial lantern)
       Kineoptoscope (cinematograph)
       Parisian (oil-based illuminant)
       Refulgent (oil-based illuminant)
       Trinoptric lantern (triunial or triple lantern)
       Triplexicon (oil-based illuminant)
      'Metamorphoser' lantern
      'Pamphengos' double lantern (double lantern)
      'Pentaphane' lantern
  People:    ARGAND, Ami  (1750-1803)
      BEECHEY, Canon St Vincent  (1806-1899)
      DALLMEYER, J.H.  (1830-1883)
      DOLBEAR, Professor A.E.  (1837-1910)
      DUBOSCQ, Jules  (1817-1886)
      TYNDALL, Professor John, F.R.S.  (1820-1893)
      WALGENSTEN, Thomas Rasmussen  (c.1627-1681)
      WOODBURY, Walter B.  (1834-1885)
  Organisations:    Archer & Sons
      E.G. Wood
      J. Brandon Medland
      J. Ottway & Son
      J.H. Steward
      James How & Co.
      Riley Brothers
      Royal Polytechnic Institution
      The Royal Institution
      Theobald & Co.
      Wrench & Son
      York & Son

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