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Treasures of pre-cinema history 

The magic lantern

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Ceramic magic lantern with spherical body

One of the rarest ceramic magic lanterns.

Date:
c. 1900
Maker:
Johann Falk?
Place of Origin:
Nürnberg
Materials/Techniques:
Ceramic body / Brass / Painted sheet / Wood
Dimensions:
Length: 200 mm, Width: 100 mm, Height: 285 mm

Ceramic magic lantern with tiles

The typical shape of the ceramic magic lantern.

Date:
c. 1900
Maker:
Johann Falk?
Place of Origin:
Nürnberg
Materials/Techniques:
Russian iron / Ceramic tile / Glass
Dimensions:
Length: 240 mm, Width: 100 mm, Height 320 mm