Au Bon Marché

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1890

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

Mechanical card with five scenes for the magic lantern. back of card shows the store.

 

2697




Chromolithograph

America

1907

3 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

Card with three revolving pictures representing wealth, power, and love. Published by Ullman manufacturing Co., New York.

 

2672


Chromolithograph

America

c. 1880

3 1/2" x 5"

 

An advertisement for Cottolene, a brand of shortening. There is a lantern and it seems to be giving a show and there are six images on a revolving disc exposing the benefits of the product.

 

3132

 



Brown's Iron Bitters

Colored chromolithograph

America

c. 1885

6" x 5 1/2"

 

A large sized advertising card for Brown's Iron Bitters with appearance of projected images on the back of the wall. Revolving disc with twelve images corresponding to the changing months in the year.

 

2883

 

 



G. H. Dunston

Chromolithograph

America

c. 1890

3 1/2" x 6 1/2"

 

Mechanical card featuring various Keystone farm tools.

 

3388


American Seal Paints

Chromolithograph

America

c. 1880

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

3252



Magic Tablet

Colored lithograph

America

c. 1890

7 1/4" x 5"

 

A boy giving a lantern show, when held to light, a picture of Washington appears.

 

2800




Home Amusements No 1

Colored lithograph

Great Britain

c. 1890

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

 

A hold-to-light card that reveals in a format like a magic lantern entertainment a boat, advertising Brown & Polson's Corn Flour.

 

2716


Colored lithograph

France

c. 1890

4 1/4" x 6 3/4"

 

This is a heat sensitive card and when heat was applied to the back of the card a pattern appeared like a projected image. This card retains a faint view of this pattern showing that heat had been applied at least once to the card.

 

2799

 


Chromolithograph

America

1906

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

The image of a devil like figure only appears when heat is applied to the back of the postcard. This postcard retains the image indicating heat had once been applied.

 

2727


Colored lithograph

America

c. 1890

6 1/4" x 5 1/4"

 

A calendar advertisement for Fleischmann's Yeast

2801



Combattez la Tuberculose

Wood engraving

France

c. 1890

4 1/4" x 4 3/4"

 

3877


Chocolat Guerin-Boutron

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

4 1/4" x 2 1/2"

 

A set of six cards with different scenes advertising Guerin-Bouton Chocolat

 

2682


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3" x 4 1/2"

 

2728


Décembre

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

4 1/2" x 3"

 

A card with Christmas toys including a magic lantern advertising for the store Belle Jardiniére. Paris.

 

2659


La Lanterne Magique,Piéces Curieuses

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3 3/4" x 2 3/8"

 

Postcard advertising Devinck Chocolat.

 

2977


Meilleurs Voeux

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

Card with best wishes for the New Year.

 

2660


Bonne et Heureuse Annee

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2696


Birthday Greeting

Chromolithograph

Great Britain

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

Published by Wildt & Gray, London.

 

2679


Les Spectres

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 3/4" x 4 1/2"

 

Postcard illustrating the famous Pepper's Ghost illusion.

 

2661


Optik und Mechanik

Chromolithograph

Germany

c. 1900

4 1/2" x 2 3/4"

 

A card with many optical instruments including a magic lantern. Card promotes the company Liebig.

 

2662


le Cinématographe

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 3/4" x 4 1/2"

 

2663


Chocolat Marchal

Chromolithograph

Belgium

c. 1900

3 1/4" x 4 1/2"

 

Card advertising the store Chocolaterie Marchal

 

2665


Chocolat Guerin-Boutron

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 3/4" x 4"

 

A hold-to-light card with an advertisement for Choclat Guerin-Boutron as the projected image.

 

2666


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3" x 4 1/2"

 

2667


Le Pigeon-Voyageur

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 3/4" x 4 1/2"

 

The card advertises the ubiquitous Liebig extract of meat company.

 

2668


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 1/2" x 4"

 

The card advertises the ubiquitous Liebig extract of meat company. Text in english for english speaking market.

 

2669


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 3/4" x 5"

 

Card advertising the store V. Thollot & P Bouget in Lyon.

 

2670


Lanterne Magique

Lithograph

France

c. 1900

3 3/4" x 3 1/4"

 

3861


Milka Suchard

Lithograph

France

c. 1900

2 1/2" x 4"

 

3862


Best Wishes for Christmas

Chromolithograph

America

c. 1905

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2676


Best Wishes for Christmas

Chromolithograph

America

1908

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2693


New Year Greetings

Chromolithograph

America

1910

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2695


Joyeux Noël

Chromolithograph

Belgium

1911

3 1/2" x 5 1/4"

 

2677


Bonne & Hewreuse Annėe

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2671


La Lanterne Magique

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

3" x 5"

 

Card advertising au Bon Marché, Paris.

 

2678


Chromolithograph

England

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2680


Chromolithograph

England

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2681


Chromolithograph

England

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

2694


Chromolithograph

Great Britain

c. 1900

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

4140


Prosit Neujahr

Chromolithograph

Germany

1902

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

More likely a postcard projector than a magic lantern.

 

4209


Qui Messieurs, l'homme descend du singe!

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 1/2" x 4"

Card advertising Chocolat Guerin-Boutron

 

2684


La Lanterne magique

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 1/2" x 4"

 

Card advertises Chocolat du Planteur

 

2685


Lanterne Magique

Chromolithograph

France

c. 1890

4" x 2 1/2"

 

Card advertising the store Gaucher & Gautron, Paris.

 

2686


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1890

4"x 2 1/4"

 

A set of 8 cards showing children playing, including a magic lantern, a zoetrope and hand shadows.

 

3947

 

2686


Brook's Spool cotton

Chromolithograph

America

c. 1900

4 1/2" x 3"

 

Card advertising Brook's Spool Cotton.

 

2687


Crown Pianos and Organs

Chromolithograph

America

c. 1890

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

A card with the same image as (2689) but advertising a different comapny: Crown Pianos and Organs.

 

2688


Chromolithograph

America

c. 1900

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

 

Card advertising Hartshorn's self-acting shade rollers.

 

2690


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

4 1/2" x 3"

 

3097


Au Grand Conde

Baster & Vieillemand

Chromolithograph

France

1900

 

Polichinelle carrying a magic lantern on his back.

3 3/4" x 3"

 

3508


Chromolithograph

France

c. 1900

2 3/4" x 4 1/2"

 

4183


Line block

France

c. 1910

3 1/2" x 5 1/2"

 

3833