The Lanternists

Stereo Photograph

America

c. 1890

4" x 7"

 

A lecturer and projectionist standing next to a biunial magic lantern.

 

0271


Albumen print (cabinet card)

America

c. 1900

4 1/4" x 6 1/2"

 

The reverse has a handwritten note: “from the studio of W. Nava, Calumet, Michigan.” The photograph shows an empty meeting hall with a biunial magic lantern.

 

2740


Photograph

England

c. 1910

3 1/4" x 5 1/4"

 

Postcard showing lanternist with his lantern.

 

4119


The Projector

J. Ayers Hall

Gelatin Print

America

c.1920

10 1/2" x 8 7/8 "

 

 

A photograph showing members of an audience and the projectionist at a magic lantern show.

 

0274