Theo and Philip

Erve H. Rynders

Wood block

The Netherlands

c. 1850

14 3/4" x 12"

 

A depiction of the famous story of the prodigal son. One son (Dorus), a gambler, is thrown out of the house and becomes a wandering lantern showman. He returns many years later to be reunited with his brother (Philip).

 

0147


Le Diorama Mythologique

Eugene Forin

Lithograph

France

c. 1850

6 1/2 " x 6 1/2"

 

0183


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c. 1850

4" x 6"

 

0167


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c. 1850

4" x 6"

 

4161


La Lanterne Magique

Gavarni

Lithograph

France

c. 1850

11" x 8 1/2"

 

0184



La Lanterne Magique

Pegard

Engraving

France

1842/1858

7" x 5 1/2"

 

Both images of a Savoyard lanternist. Image on left somewhat earlier(1842)from frontispiece D'Apres Nature par Gavrni(B117). The one on right(1858)hand-colored from an 1858 L'UNIVERSE ILLUSTRE.

 

1295/1268



Magic Lantern Show

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c.1850

2" x 2 1/4''

 

Page from: Les Beaux Jours du Jeune Age(B378) . Book also includes a page with a peepshow.

 

0185



Anonymous

Woodcut

Great Britain

1852

6 1/2" x 5"

 

Page from The Boys Own Book (B13)by David Bogue, 1852. London

 

3538


Quadrilles Mignons

Bertrand

Lithograph

France

1855

10" x 12 1/2"

 

Sheet musioc with four titles on the cover including La Lanterne Magique(with  an illustration of a lantern show). Inside is the sheet music for one of the other songs.

 

0214


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Engraving

France

1856

3 1/2" x 2 5/8"

 

Frontispiece from La Lanterne Magique, Nouvelles Historiettes et Contes(B224) by M. Vahove. Published by Chez D. Belin. Paris

 

Interestingly the item looks like a magic lantern with an unusually big lens and the children are looking in as if it were a peepshow and not a projecting machine.

 

0188


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Colored Lithograph

France

1858

10" x 6 1/2"

 

Page from Le Bouheur des Enfants Laurent A. de Vrisse,

Paris(B232).

 

0190



The Magic Lantern

E. H. Hines

Great Britain

1858

Wood engraving/hnad-colored wood engraving

6 1/2" x 9"

 

0203/0204



Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

France

c. 1860

Image: 3" x 6 1/2", page 10 1/2" x 6 1/2"

 

A page from Alphabet Jouet (B491).

 

2902


Grande exhibition de sees patrons successifs

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c. 1860

3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

 

0221


La Lanterne Magique

A. de Vresse

Lithograph

France

c. 1860

4 1/2" x 7 1/4"

 

A page freom the book  Plaisirs De L'Enfance, Paris(B395).

 

0224



Kinderleben

Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

Germany

c. 1860

Item: 5" x 6 1/2", page: 17 1/4" x 13"

 

 

0220


La Lanterne Magique Républicaine Montrée à Sir Georges dandin et à Monsieur Pit,son féald Ministre,

Dupais

Engraving

France

c. 1860

5 1/8" x 7 3/8"

 

This is a 19th. century version of a print first published in 1794.

 

0189



La LANTERNE MAGIQUE D'AUBERT

T. Maurisett

Lithograph

France

c. 1860

Image: 3" x 5 1/2" , page:12 1/2" x 9 3/4"

 

A page from La Lanterne Magique D'AUBERT-Pieces Curieuses, comiques, Spirituelles, Stupides Et Autres

 

1527



La Lanterne Magique

Ferdinand Bac

Engravings

France

c. 1860

10" x 8"

 

Pages from Nos Petits Aieux, Paris(B 253).

 

1366


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1860

7" x 4 1/2"

 

A page from Les Cris De Paris(B200) .

 

0205


Vernier

Lithograph

France

1861

9" x 8"

 

3882


Avery

Wood engraving

America

c. 1861

8" x 10 1/4"

 

 

A page from Picture Books Boys & Girls' Leavitt & Allen, NY(B489)

 

3079


Draner

Colored lithograph

France

1862

11 1/2" x 8"

 

 

0228


La Laterna Magica

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Italy

1862

Image: 2 1/2" x 4"; page: 12" x 9"

 

Masthead on weekly paper.

 

4298


Anonymous

Wood engraving

England

1862

3" x 3"

 

Taken from the Feb. 8, 1862 issue of Punch, or the London Charivari.

 

3702



Avery

Wood engraving

America

1863

10 1/2" x 8"

 

A page from Pretty Pictures(B270).

 

1400



PARIS L'HIVER

A. Darjoy

Lithograph

France

1864

Image: 9 1/2" x 8", page: 16 1/4" x 10 1/2" (page)

 

A page from Le Charivari and the first line under the print is "Oh papa la Lanterne Magique !".

 

3832

 

 


The Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

Great Britain

1866

6 3/4" x 4"

 

Cover from The Magic Lantern, How To Buy and How To Use It and How To Raise A Ghost by A Mere Phantom, London(B203).

 

0211



Our Magic Lantern for 1867

Anonymous

Hand colored lithograph

1867

America

6" x 4 1/2"

 

Two pages from Demorest's Young America(B169). The print of the lantern was to be cut out and a page with  a disc was to be cut out and then when the disc was spun behind the screen "slides" appeared on the screen.

 

1412


La Lanterne Magique

A. Humbert

Engraving

France

1868

5 1/2" x 4"

 

A small pamphlet with a magic lantern on the cover.

 

0222


Mailly

Lithograph

France

1868

18" x 12"

 

Cover illustration of Louis Francois Clairville, French playwright, from Le Hanneton, April 2,1868. Paris

 

0195


Lanterne Magique

Honore Daumier

Lithograph

France

1869

8 7/8" x 8 3/8"

 

From Le Charivari

 

0223


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

France

c. 1870

3 1/2" x 4 1/4"

 

An image of a woman giving a magic lantern show and showing the story of Little Red Riding Hood.

 

4283


Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c. 1870

5" x 4"

 

0264


Laisné

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1870

9" x 5 1/4"

 

An image of the "salesman" of the future carrying books, papers, toys and a magic lantern.

 

4661


La Lanterne Magique La Jor De La Christmas A Londres

Anonymous

Wood engraving

France

c.1870

8" x 11"

 

2072


Lanterne des Demi-Vierges

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1870

6 1/2" x 5"

 

3756


Anonymous

Lithograph

The Netherlands

c. 1870

8" x 5 3/4"

 

A page from the book De Spring in T Veld (B550).

 

4149



Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c.1870

Images: 4 3/4" x 2" & 1 1/2" x 3 1/4",page: 10" x 13"

 

Pages from Lanterne Magique(B122).

 

1395


J. W. Black's "Boston Stereopticon"

Anonymous

Colored Lithograph

America

1871

5 1/2" x 8"

 

3046


Lanterne Magique

G. LaFosse Robida

Etching

France

1871

16 3/4" x 11 3/4"

 

Front cover from Journal Amusant.

 

4293


Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Etching

France

1873

16 3/4" x 11 3/4"

 

Front cover from Journal Amusant.

 

0229


Anonymous

Colored chromolithograph

England

1873

10 1/2" x 9"

 

A page from the book Little Paul's Christmas (B560) with the evening's festivities ending with a magic lantern show.

 

4223

 

 


Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c. 1875

4 3/4" x 7"

 

From Magasin Des Demoiselles.

 

0230


Anonymous

Hand-colored engraving

France

1877

4" x 6"

 

A page from Magasin Pittoresque.

 

 

0237


The End Of The Party

Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

1878

7" x 9"

 

Published in Harper's Weekly.

 

1299


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

France

1878

15 1/4" x 11 1/2"

 

Cover of January 1878 issue of Le Journal illustrate

 

0231


The Religious Vanity Fair

J. Keppler

Color lithograph

America

1879

12" x 18 1/4"

 

A satirical cartoon making fun of a wide range of religions from an 1879 edition of Puck.

 

0245


Lanterne Magique, piece curieuse

Lefman

Lithograph

France

1879

16" x 10"

 

Front cover from an issue of Journal Amusant.

 

0232



Die Zauberlaterne

Anonymous

Engraving

Germany

c. 1880

8" x 5 1/2"

Page from an alphabet book:Der Kinder Schaulust auf Jahrmarkt ind Volksfest. Published by Thienemann's Verlag, Stuttgart(B376). Text reads "The little children like to look at the pictures of the magic lantern which go over onto the wall. They can't get enough of them. They look until the light goes out and the fun comes to an end."

 

0235


Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1880

Page: 10" x 7"

 

A page from Alphabet Des Jeux De L'Enfance(B64).

 

0226


The Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

c. 1880

4" x 6 1/2"

 

1243



Anonymous

Color lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1880

11 1/4" x 8 1/2"

 

A part of apuzzle set including a puzzle and a sheet with apicture ofwhat the puzzle looks like when assembled.

 

1262



Nister's Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Color lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1880

12" x 10 1/4"

 

2075

 

This is the cover and inside page from Nister's Magic Lantern(B466)published by Ernst Nister.

 

 


La Lantern Magigue-Les Trois Larrons

Anonymous

Albumen print

France

c. 1880

4 1/4" x 6 1/2"

 

A women projecting a lantern show with three thieves about to hear their judgement from an underworld court presided over by a robed skeleton.

 

4262


L'EXPOSITION DES INSECTES

Anonymous

Hand-colored wood engraving

France

c. 1880

Image: 7" x 8 3/8", page 8 3/4" x 10 1/4"

 

1537


LE PASSÉ D'UN PUR

H. Lugie

Lithograph

France

1880

12 1/2" x 10"

 

3831

 

 


Magic Lantern

Anon

Lithograph

America

c. 1880

13 1/4" x 10"

 

Cover for music by Francis H. Brown entitled Magic Lantern: A Collection of 6 Easy Dances.

 

0201


La Lanterne Magique au Pensionnat

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

c. 1880

13" x 10 "

 

Cover for sheet music with song by Adolphe Joly and music by J.L. Battman.

 

3837


L'Amour du Travail

Anonymous

Engraving

France

c. 1880

5" x 6"

 

Page from Les Bons Exemples ou Jolies Gravures Morales et Amusantes, Paris(B373).

 

0234


Le Congo Francais, No. 4

Anonymous

Etching

France

c. 1880

4" x 5 3/8"

 

A bit of ironic humor. Shows missionaries trying to bring religion to the "natives" with bible stories. The natives are shown as terrified by Abraham offering to sacrifice his son Issac.

 

1530

 




Anonymous

Lithograph

Germany

c.1880

9 1/4" x 5 3/4"

 

A four page advertisement from the firm of Lossau & Wichmann, opticians & mechanics, Hamburg offering magic lantern slides, with a picture of boy giving a magic lantern show.

 

2439


The Magic Lantern Ghost

Anonymous

Colored Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1880

5" x 7"

 

An illustration of the "Pepper's Ghost" effect.

 

3453


The Conjurer's Ghost

Anonymous

Colored Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1880

3 1/2" x 4 1/2"

 

An illustration of the "Pepper's Ghost" effect.

 

3454



Anonymous

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1880

4" x 6"

 

A page from the book Alphabet de la Phosphatine (B551).

 

4138


Henry Richards

Colored lithograph

America

1881

9" x 7"

 

Title page from Sketches * Scraps(B266).

 

0236


Lanterna Magica Prussiana Per Divertire I Fedeli

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

Italy

1881

13" x 20 1/2"

 

Inside fold out illustration from the  Dec. 11,1881 issue of Le Perroquet published in Bologne.

 

0215


Anonymoous

Color lithograph

Germany

1881

12" x 16"

 

A large representation of Pepper's ghost, the famous projection first shown by Professor John Henry Pepper at London's Royal Polytechnic. A page from Die Physik in Bildern Eislingen.

 

2077


Viviani and Galileo

Anonymous

Lithograph

Great Britain

1881

6 1/2" x 4"

 

Frontispiece from Clever Boys & Other Stories(B218),London.

 

1371


Scrutin De Liste

Charles Gilbert Martin

Colored lithograph

France

1881

14" x 10 3/4"

 

The cover of Febraury 18,1881 edition of the magazine Le Don Quichotte showing M. Bardoux projecting the image of Leon Gambetta.

 

0200


La Linterna de Apolo

Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

Spain

1882

23 1/2" x 16"

 

A colored fold-out from the magazine El Loro, January 7,1882.

 

4046


The Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

1882

Image:5 5/8" x 4", page:8" x 5 3/4"

 

A page from Our Surprise Story Book(B240) published by The American News Company in 1888. New York

 

0249


How Heroes Are Made:The Western Desperado's Eastern Ally

J. F. Opper

Colored lithograph

America

1882

9" x 12 1/2"

 

A political cartoon from Puck mocking the way writers make ordinary people into mythical figures. The projectionist is using a device which says " the sensation literature stereopticon". He transforms an old and wizened character into "The Terror of the West."

 

0244


Avery

Wood engraving

America

1883

4" x 6 3/4"

 

A page from Harry's Vacation, New York(B254).

 

1367


The Shadow on the Screen

Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1883

7" x 4 1/2"

 

Frontispiece from Shadows on the Screen, London(B255).

 

1368


Effets De Lumiere

T. Blass

Lithograph

France

1884

9 3/4" x 7"

 

 

0227



Magic Lantern Show

Anonymous

Wood Engraving

America

1885

5" x 7"

 

Published in the Boston Globe. As with many popular prints this was engraving was published in black and white and more expensively "hand colored".

 

0247/0248


The magic Lantern

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

America

1886

9" x 6 1/2"

 

A page from One Day In A Baby's Life(B277),Boston.

 

 


Uncle Sam's Magic Lantern-A Retrospect of the Old Year

Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

1886

14 1/2" x 9"

 

A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of Jan. 2,1866.

 

1266


Albert Robida

Colored lithograph

France

1888

12" x 18 1/2

 

 

0207



Anonymous

Wood engraving

Great Britain

1888

7" x 5"

 

The cover from The Magic Lantern(B171).

 

1411


Les Memoires De Frederic III

Anonymous

Lithograph

France

1888

12" x 11"

 

Cover of October 7,1888 issue of Le Grelot.

 

1536


Nos Petits Amis

A. Ferdinandus

Embossed

France

1888

10 1/4" x 8 1/4"

 

Book cover of Nos Petits Amis, Paris(B233).

 

0233


Throwing Light on the Subject

J. Keppler

America

Colored lithograph

1888

13" x 10"

 

The cover of the September 19,1888 issue of PUCK showing a letter from President Grover cleveland to Congress about Tariffs and taxes.

 

1243



Draner

Drawing & lithograph

1889

France

Drawing: : 5 1/4” x 3 3/4”, lithograph: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4”

 

A drawing by Draner and a print from a page in the journal Le Charivari after the drawing .

 

 

0218/0219


Mr. Muybridge Showing his Instantaneous Photographs of Animal Motion at the Royal Society

R Taylor

Engraving

Great Britain

1889

16" x 11 1/2"

 

Cover from The Illustrated London News showing Muybridge lecturing.

 

0252


Le Divorce Fantastique

Anonymous

Glyptograph

France

1889

13" x 10 1/2"

 

Cover of program advertising a magic lantern show.Paris. April 13,1889.

 

0251


Magic Lantern Show Given to Poor and Destitute Children by the Fulham Liberal club

Anonymous

Engraving

Great Britain

1889

Image: 6" x 9", page:16" x 11 1/2"

 

Page from The Graphic, February 23, 1889

 

Depict one of the most popular slides-The Rat Catcher of a sleeping man eating rats.

 

0250


Den nye Lanterna magica

Anonymous

Colored wood engraving

Continental

1889

7 1/2" x 7"

 

0269





Lanterna Magica Alphabeto di Animali

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

Italy

c.1890

12 1/2" x 9 3/4"

 

Cover and pages fromLanterna Magica Alphabeto di Animali.(B76)

Book employs the magic lantern to project the different letters and images on a screen.

 

0270




La Lanterne Magique D’ Spiridion

Colored lithograph

France

c.1890

13" x 10"

 

The cover and two pages from the French edition of Frederick Warne’s 1890 English language movable book - The Magic Lantern – Struwwelpeter. Rotating images on a page suggest an actual magic lantern show.

 

4626 ( 584)


Anonymous

Chromolithograph

France

c.1890

9" x 12 1/2"

 

A print to hold a calendar in the blank white space issued by Pygmallion Stores.

 

0254


Sumida River

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14" x 9 1/4"

 

Sumida River (sumidagawa) from the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

0258


Kabuki Drama

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890 14" x 9 1/4"

 

From the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

1233


Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14" x 9 1/4"

 

From the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

1241


Arashlyama

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14" x 9 1/4"

 

From the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

1235


Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14" x 9 1/4"

 

From the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

1236


Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14" x 9 1/4"

 

From the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

1237


Zokiku (Chrysanthemum Figure)

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14" x 9 1/4"

 

From the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

 

4199


Dreams of Kanijincho

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Woodblock print

Japan

c. 1890

14 1/2" x 9 7/8"

 

Sumida River (sumidagawa) from the series Contest of Magic Lantern Photographs (Gento shashin kurabe)

 

4355


L'homme a la Lanterne

Anonymous

Postcard

France

c. 1890

6" x 4"

 

0259


The Magic Lantern

Anonymous

Engraving

America

c. 1890

4 1/4" x 2 3/4"

 

Title page from the book: The Magic Lantern by Robin Ranger published by Sunday-School Union, New York(B389).

 

0260


Anonymous

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1890

11 3/4" x 14 1/2"

 

0253


Anonymous

Embossed

Spain

1890

7" x 4 3/4"

 

Front cover fromLla Lanterna Magica(B235), Barcelona.

 

0242


Pour Les Gosses

E. Malassis

Colored lithograph

France

c. 1890

12 1/2" x 9 1/2"

 

Frontispiece from Pour Les Gosses(B277), Paris.

 

1382


Lanterne Magique pour Piano par Benjamin Godard

P. Borie

Aquatint

France

c.1890

6 3/4" x 9"

 

0198


THE MAGIC LANTERN

Anonymous

Lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1890

10 1/2" x 14"

 

Cover image for "A Series of of Descriptive Pieces for the Pianoforte" composed by Seymour Smith.

 

1174


Facts Vs. Fiction

Dalrymple

Colored lithograph

America

c. 1892

12" x 20"

 

A poliical cartoon showing the various claims of McKinley, Reed and Harrisaon while "facts" are being projected behind them.

 

1288


Fil de Lin Extra

Anonymous

France

1892

12" x 16 1/2"

 

3876


Rainy Day Fun

Anonymous

Wood engraving

America

1893

6" x 9"

 

2073

 

Cover picture from periodical called Lesson Page from July 30,1893. Published by Hunt & Easton, New York.

 

 

 


Retour De Tonkin

Charvic

Hand-colored lithograph

France

1894

10 1/2" x 13 1/2"

 

Front page from the April 15,1894 issue of La Silhouette.

 

1185


Anonymous

Lithograph

France

1894

7" x 5 3/4"



Anonymous

Color line block

Great Britain

c. 1895

8 1/2" x 7 1/2"

 

Cover and inside page from The Magic Toy-Book(B326).

 

1405


A Trip Around The World

Anon

Colored lithograph

America

c.1898

39" x 26 1/2"

 

This image seems to be a scene from the Spanish-American War.

 

Printed by M.D. Donaldson, Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

0255


A Trip Around The World

Colored lithograph

America

c. 1898

26 1/2" x 39"

 

A clever advertising vechicle for magic lantern shows. The outside of the broadside remained the same and the "slide" changed. In this case the image appears to be from a World's Fair.

 

Printed by M.D. Donaldson, Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

0256


La Linterna Mágica

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

Spain

1898

7" x 4 1/2"

 

Cover from the book La Linterna Magic,/i> by José T. De Cuéllar (B494).

 

3136


Die Zauberlaterne

Ludwig Schytte

Colored lithograph

Germany

1898

13 1/2" x 10 1/2"

 

Cover from a collection of sheet music.

 

1522


NOEL!

A Gambard

Colored photo relief

France

c.1900

24" x 16"

 

4305


Anonymous

Colored lithograph

Spain

c. 1900

7 1/2" x 5"

 

Cover of the book El Encanto De Los Niǹos (B543) showing aboy and girl giving a magic lantern show.

 

4100

 


La Lanterne Magique

Donjean

Engraving

France

14" x 10 1/2"

 

Sheet music cover with music inside fora piece called La Lanterne magique

 

0202


Flohri

America

Colored lithograph

1900

9 1/2" x 12 1/2"

 

A page from Puck showing the projection of an editorial by Joseph Pulitzer.

 

1535


Anonymous

Line block

Great Britain

c.1900

8 1/2" x 5"

 

A page from Jeems Kaye: His Adventures And Opinions(B288).

 

1404







La Lanterne Magique Grandalphabet Illustre

Anonymous

Colored lithographs

France

c. 1900

12 1/2" x 9 1/2"

 

A series of pages with images of a magic lantern show from the book La Lanterne Magique Grandalphabet IllustreB497.

 

3310


Peter Newell

Colored lithograph

America

1901

7 1/4" x 4 3/4"

 

An image from Mr. Munchausen, Boston (B70)  illustrating a story where Munchausen is saved from death at the hands of his captives by showing soldiers with his magic lantern. 

 

0217


A Popular Picture

Anonymous

Colored chromo-lithograph

America

1911

 

An Interesting political cartoon from the magazine Judge showing a huge outdoor projection of an image of William Howard Taft, elected 27 President of the United States in 1908.

 

2437

 

 

 


Theo Rausch

Color mechanical relief

Germany

1936

7" x 9 1/2"

 

Cover from Die Dreifrohen Gesellen(B268).

 

0273


La Lanterne Magique

Anonymous

Colored lithograph

France

1947

9" x 7"

 

Cover of La Lanterne Magique pour les Enfants sages(B208).

 

 

0275


Muller

Colored lithograph

France

1951

25 1/4" x 18 1/4"

 

 

4307


Anonymous

Lithograph

America

1958

11" x 8"

 

Frontispiece from Once Upon-A-Time Story Book(B312).

 

1406


Remand Perin

Pochoir

France

17 1/2" x 14"

 

4306

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