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Chimney - Magic Lantern Projector , Lampascope, circa 1899 Object Reg. No: HT 3805 3

Glass chimney for use with table lamp and lantern projector from the Francis Collection. The distinctive 'pinch' in the chimney helped with air flow and was a feature of the 'Kosmos' burner, developed by the Berlin company of Wild and Wessel in 1865. This kerosene burner utilizes a flat wick which is folded into a tube. In 1899 the company was taken over by Brökelmann, Jaeger & Co. The logo on the wick winder knob dates the base of the lantern from this latter period.
Clear glass chimney for attachment to oil lamp burner. Wider at bottom to fit into burner, grade off into standard glass tube.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 325 mm (Height), 43 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: projector components
Themes this item is part of: Francis Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Viewing Equipment
Tertiary Classification: lantern projector chimneys
Collector: Mr David Francis, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1990

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