Treasures of pre-cinema history 

The magic lantern


Kaiser-Panorama August Fuhrmann, Berlin

The entrepreneur August Fuhrmann is widely known for his Kaiserpanorama, in which stereo images were shown to the viewer. It is less well known that Fuhrmann also rented out photographic, exquisitely hand-colored projection slides.

Ludwig Richter, Berlin

Active from 1865 to 1916

Verlag Susanne Homann, Darmstadt

Verlag von Diapositiven

Filmfabrik G.m.b.H., Berlin

Made to order for the "back room" or "men's evening".