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Book - L.H. Lundy, 'The Magic Lantern & its Applications', E & H.T. Anthony & Co, 1886 Document Reg. No: ST 042234

Summary:
Book entitled 'The Magic Lantern and its Applications' by L.H. Lundy. It was number 19 in Anthony's Photo Series published by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., New York in 1886.

This is a scholarly work and includes information on the construction and use of magic lanterns, the different types available to users, as well as describing and discussing the various illuminants and slides. Special mention is made of the 47 illustrations included. It has extra pages at the rear containing advertisements for lanterns and lantern accessories from various companies.

This book is part of the Francis Collection of pre-cinematic apparatus and ephemera, acquired by the Australian and Victorian Governments in 1975. David Francis was the curator of the National Film and Sound Archive of the British Film Institute as well as being a co-founder of the Museum of the Moving Image in London, which was operational between 1988 and 1999.
Description:
Book of 48 pages, with plain brown cloth cover. Has embossed border. Title on spine.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 275 mm (Height), 180 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: magic lanterns, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Francis Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Viewing - Magic Lanterns
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: On spine: "THE MAGIC LANTERN"

On title page: "Anthony's Photo Series No 19./THE MAGIC LANTERN/AND/ITS APPLICATIONS,/BY/L.H. LUNDY, PH.D./SCHOOL OF MINES, COLUMBIA COLLEGE, NEW YORK"
Author: Mr L. Lundy, New York, United States of America, 1886
Publisher: E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., New York, New York State, United States of America, 1886
Collector: Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1991
References: E.& H.T. Anthony & Co.: http://www.nycmc.org/vaults/vault153.html Accessed 19 February 2009
Morgan, Keya, 2004. http://www.mathewbrady.com/history.htm Accessed 19 February 2009

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