La Lanterne Magique

C. Huet

Etching

France

c. 1800

13 1/2" x 9"

 

Engraved by J. Guelard.Published by Charpentier, Paris

 

0150



Das Theater der Liebe, Le Theatre de l'Amour

T.V. Polt

Germany

Hand-colored lithograph

c. 1800

4" x 3 1/4"

 

A transforming birth announcement card.

 

0151


La Lanterne Magique

Jean-Francois Bosio(1764-1827)

Hand-colored stiple engraving

France

1804

14" x 19 1/4"

 

1142


Homme et Femme de la Savoie

Anonymous

Hand colored engraving

France

1804

4 3/4" x 3 1/2"

 

0152


Savoyards

Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

France

c. 1804

3 1/2" x 2 1/2"

 

1155




Gallante Show

Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

Great Britain

1805

2 7/8" x 1 1/4"

 

A set of 28 cards from The Infant Cabinet of The Cries of London in a wooden box produced and sold by John Marshall. London.

 

0155


A New Phantasmagoria for John Bull

George Woodward

Engraving

Great Britain

1805

11" x 13"

 

 

 

0156


La Lanterne Magique d'Amour

Jean Fredrich August Schall

Hand-colored etching & acquatint

France

1805

10 1/2" x 13 1/4"

 

0160


Schattenspiel an der Wand

Christoph Suhr

Aquatint

Germany

c. 1806

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

 

This image is from: Der Ausruf in Hamburg A portrait painter, Suhr (1771–1842) was also the inventor of the half-panorama.

 

0157


Lunar Caustic

Samuel DeWilde

Copper Engraving

Great Britain

1808

 

Perceval holding a magic lantern projects and image of the Pope in the guise of a ragged beggar, for the benefit of John Bull and the King George III.

 

0158


The Kentish Hop Merchant and the Lecturer on Optics

Issac Cruikshank engraving after drawing by George Moutard Woodward

Hand-colored copper engraving

Great Britain

1809

8 1/2" x 13"

 

The engraving satirises the proceedings of a regional lecture on science when a Kentish merchant mistakes the subject of ‘Optics’ for ‘Hop sticks’.

 

0159


The Antiquarian Society

Anonymous

Engraving

Great Britain

1812

8 3/4" x 16"

 

Published by M. Jones, London.

 

0162


Le Bon Genre, No. 31: Le Vieux Style

Anonymous

France

Hand-colored etching

1814

 

0161

 

 


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Engraving

France

1815

Image: 2" x 3 1/4", page:5 3/4" x 3 1/4"

 

Image from frontispiece of La lanterne Magique ou Spectacle Amusant,   Paris (B 370).

 

0163


Anonymous

Hand-colored etching

Germany

c. 1815

5 3/4" x 9 1/2"

 

Chronos with the aid of his magic lantern shows a defeated Napoleon.

 

4181


Phantasmagoria A View In Elephanta

Thomas Rowalandson

Engraving

Great Britain

1816

5" x 7 1/2"

 

A page from the book, The Grand Master or Adventures of Qui Hi in Hindostan, A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos by Quiz.

1180


Anonymous

Wood engraving

France

1818

5 3/4" x 7 1/8"

 

Frontispiece of Les Folies Du Siècle(B257) by M. De Lourdoueix. Published by Chez Pillet in 1818. Paris.

 

0164


Famille Sayoyarde

Anonymous

Engraving

France

1818

6 1/2" x 4"

 

A page from Le Voyageur De la Jeunesse(B265), Paris.

 

1372


Joueur d'Orgue. Lanterne magique piece curieuse a voir

Carlo Vernet

Lithograph

France

c. 1820

11" x 8"

 

0165


Advise from the other World-or a peep in the Magic Lanthorn

Anonymous

Hand-colored engraving

Great Britain

1820

9" x 14"

 

Caricature of George IV looking with horror at a projection from a magic lantern of a vision of soldiers fighting and politicians hanging from a lamp-post.

 

1182


La Lanterne Magique

Tellier

Lithograph

France

c. 1820

6" x 8"

 

0168


The Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Hand-colored engraving

Great Britain

1823

7 1/2" x 12 1/2"

 

A satirical print with an unrecognizable George IV dressed as a mandarin sitting on a Chinese throne Published by W. Fores, Mar. 20,1823, London.

 

0166


La Bohemienne

Anonymous

Engraving

Paris

1823

4" x 2 1/2"

 

A page from Tout Aux Dames Almanac Chantant (B502).

 

3444


Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Engraving

France

1824

5 1/4" x 3 1/4"

 

A plate from the book Le Petit Sancho et La lanterne Magique Histories Morales et Amusantes(B 409).

 

0169







La Lanterna Magica

Anonymous

Engraving

Italy

3 ¼” x 2 ¼” (plate) , 4 ½ x 3 ¼ (page)

1825

 

Images from an almanac entitled La Lanterna Magica che fa vedere il Mondo e qualche cosa di più(The Magic lantern that lets you see the world and a little bit more)(577). The images show a showman, first outside a house, and then inside showing pictures and telling stories (text of those stories are found in the book). The last image shows the lanternist checking the illuminant.

 

4484


Les Metamorphoses Du Jour

I. Adolphe Grandville

Lithograph

France

1829

9" x 9"

 

1156


La Lanterne Magique

Marlet

Lithograph

France

c. 1830

6 1/4"" x 8 1/4"

 

4097


Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c. 1830

5 1/2" x 9"

 

From: NINGAM (E.). - Marchand (Le) de joujoux ou la récompense des enfans bien sages. / Par E. Ningam. - Paris : Magnin et fils, éditeurs, librairie Louis Janet, 3 rue Honoré Chevalier, place Saint-Sulpice, [ca. 1830], in 8 obl., 20 p.

 

0170


The Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1830

Image:3 1/2" x 2 3/4", page 5 1/2" x 3 1/2

 

An illustration of a magic lantern show with accompanying text about the show in Clara Hall's book, The Poetic Present(B486). Published by Edward Lacey, London.

 

2969

 


L'optician Cornard etant derepas battu payant et pas Coutant

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c.1830

8 3/4" x 11 1/2"

 

 

0171


La Lanterne Magique

Cham

Lithograph

France

c. 1830

9" x 11 1/2"

 

 

1181


H. Corbould

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1831

Image: 2 3/4" x 2 3/4", page: 6 3/4" x 4".

 

Frontispiece from Sir David Brewster's A Treatise on Optics(B33). Published in London, 1831.

 

This is the one edtion of Brewster's popular work with a magic lantern illustration. Brewster, among many other accomplishments, was credited with the creation of the Kaleidoscope.

 

0186



Thompson

Engraving

France

1833

Detail:2 1/4" x 3 1/3" x , page: 9 1/2" x 6"

 

From title page of La Lanterne Magique, Journal des choses curieuses et amusants. Nov. 1833.

 

1289


Sketches by Seymour

Robert Seymour

Copper engraving

Great Britain

c. 1835

6 1/4" x 4 1/2"

 

Frontispiece to vol 4 of Sketches by Seymour, Tregear, London 1833-6.

 

0172



Mon Lieutenant, en v'la encore un que nous mettons a la mode

Bouchot

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1835

13 1/2" 10"

 

Lithograph showing a family watching a magic lantern show and  when you open the flap you see the woman's lover inside.

 

0175



Martinet

Hand-colored lithographs

France

c. 1840

6 1/2" x 9 3/4"

 

Two pages from a coloring book, Loisirs De La Jeunesse-Album Du Coloriste (B 513) with ten examples of a colored print on one side of a double spread and the same print on the other side uncolored and ready for the book's owner to color. All the images in the book have been colored.

 

3839


Anonymous

Hand-colored etching & acquatint

America

c. 1840

3 1/2" x 3"

 

0174




Paul Pry's Magic Lantern

William Heath(aka Paul Pry)

Colored wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1840

4 1/4" x 2 1/4"

 

Minature Juvenile Books printed by J.L. Marks(Smithfield,London)(B408). Inside there are a series of images representating slides and text of a little show by Mr. Paul Pry. 

 

0176



Paul Pry's Magic Lantern

William Heath(aka Paul Pry)

Colored wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1840

3 1/2" x 2 1/2"

 

4126


Lanterne Magique. 20 Valses pour le piano

Henry Emy

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

8 1/2" x 11 1/4"

 

0177


La Lanterne Magique

Lithograph

France

1840

9 1/2" x 13"

 

4652

 



Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c. 1840

Image 1" x 3/4"plate: 5" x 6 1/2"

 

1736


La Lanterne Magique

Hand-colored engravings

France

c. 1840

2 3/4" x 2 1/4"

 

Transparency card from a boxed game La Surprises. For further information on the whole set click here.

 

0179


The Toria Phantasmagammongoria

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1842

 

From the cover of Cleave's Penny Gazette. This political cartoon is subtitled A Christmas Amusement for John Bull.

 

0180


Le Bonheur de la Paternite le Jour

EG

Lithograph

France

1843

9 1/2" x 7 1/4"

 

Man carrying load of gifts including magic lantern in his left hand.

From La Mode.

 

0181


Le Diable a Paris

Gavarni

Engraving

France

1845

10 1/2" x 7 1/2"

 

0191


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Line relief

France

c.1845

4 1/4" x 8"

 

0182


Lanterne-Magique

Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

America

1846

Image:1 3/4" x 2", page: 4 1/4" x 5 1/4"

 

A page from The Bijou Alphabet by Miss Colman, Boston(B300).Text accompanying the print: L stands for Lanterne Magique, A thing that is far famed; In every land it may be found. The Magic Lantern it is named, And children oft for many hours By it have been amused And if the scenes well-chosen are, To instruct it may be used.

 

1358


Anonymous

Colored lithograph

Great Britain

1846

4" x 5 1/4"

 

A page from Fireside Philosophy, London(B206).

 

1360



A. Genot

Wood engraving

France

1847

Image: 2 1/2" x 3", page: 7 1/4" x 4 3/4"

 

The cover of Le Gateau Des Rois, Paris (B207).

 

1359

 

 



Guckkasten Bilder

Andre Geiger

Colored lithograph

Austria

1848

Image: 2 1/2" x 3 1/4" page: 11" x 8 1/2"

 

0193


Anonymous

Line cut

America

1849

Image: 3" x 6 1/4" x 3", page: 9 3/4" x 6 1/4"

 

A page from Dwight's American Magazine(B354).

 

1409

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