2021

Treasures of pre-cinema history 

The magic lantern

Collections

Unknown lecturer

An outstanding set of hand-painted slides

Date:
c. 1880
Place of Origin:
England
Materials/Techniques:
Hand-painted picture
Dimensions:
Hight: 113 mm, Width: 113 mm

Philip Carpenter, London

Cooper-plate sliders - Animal series

Date:
c. 1825
Maker:
Philip Carpenter
Place of Origin:
London
Materials/Techniques:
Hand-coloured printed outlines
Dimensions:
Hight: 98 mm, Width: 355 mm

Transfer slides

Comical sceneries

Date:
c. 1900
Place of Origin:
England
Materials/Techniques:
Transfer image
Dimensions:
Hight: 54 mm, Width: 167 mm

Magic lantern, England c. 1840

Date:
c. 1840
Maker:
Unknown
Place of Origin:
England
Materials/Techniques:
Metall / Glass