La Lanterne Magique

Ceramic

Continental

c. 1760

cup:3 1/4" diameter, 2" high

 

 

Cup and saucer with cup designed after a Bouchardon print.

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Bonbonnière

France

c.1810

3 1/2" diameter, 1 1/2" high

 

A French circular candy container with magic lantern on cover and rotating disc which allows for the appearance of projecting different personalities of the day.

 

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Bonbonnière

France

c.1810

4" diameter, 1 1/2" high

 

 

 

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La Lanterne Magique

France

c. 1810

3 1/4" diameter, 1/2" hgh

 

A wooden snuff back with lantern picture on the cover. The image is similar to the print Le Bon Genre.

 

 

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Magic lantern

Ceramic cup & decal

Great Britain

c. 1860

Diameter 2 1/2", 2 1/2" high

 

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Kaleidoscopic Lens

Great Britain

c. 1870

Diameter:2 3/4", 6" high

 

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Magic Lantern Lecturer's Reading Light

Japaned tin

America

c.1880

10" high

 

Sold by Louis E. Stilz & Bro., Philadelphia

 

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Magic Lantern Lecturer's Reading Light

Japaned tin

Great Britain

c.1880

12" high

 

The  kerosene lit reading light(with original box) also features a bell to get the person at the lantern to change the slide.

 

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Colored lithograph pasted on wood cover

Great Britain

c. 1880

Image:4" x 7 3/4", box:12 3/4" x 8 5/8" x 1 1/2"

 

A box of wooden construction blocks. The lid cover has two images: one a boy showing, with a magic lantern, a building made from the blocks.

 

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Microscopic Lens

Newton & Co.

Great Britain

c. 1890

4" high

 

A special lens to be attached to a magic lantern to project microscopic slides.

 

3708


The Anchor Puzzle

Clay and cardboard box

Germany

c.1900

3" x 3"

 

A set of Anchor blocks called the Anchor Puzzle, published in England by Dr. Richter's Publishing Office. Set comes with booklet containing numerous designs the blocks can be arranged into, including a magic lantern.

 

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Tin toy

Germany

c. 1920

3 1/2" diameter, 1/2" high

 

Toy suggesting children watching a magic lantern show. Pressing the lever reveals a series of images.

 

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Ivory

France

c. 1960

4 1/2" x 2"

 

Carved image of lanternist with monkey on felt in wood frame.

 

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