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LL/68712
Giovanni de Fontana (ca.1395-1455)
A man holding a lamp with a design of the Devil painted on a panel and the enlarged image shown on a wall
n.d.
Book illustration
 
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library)
MDZ/Digitale Bibliothek, BSB Cod.icon. 242, Venedig, 1420 - 1430 [BSB-Hss Cod.icon. 242]
 
LL/68712 [Further details available]

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LL/9884
Unidentified artist
Famille Savoyarde partant pour faire son tour de France
n.d.
 
National Gallery of Canada, The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880
 
LL/9884

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LL/67429
La Lanterne Magique, Le Nouveau Jeu des Cris de Paris, dédié aux Amateurs..
n.d.
Board game, detail
47,5 x 66,5 cm
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
Identifiant: ark:/12148/btv1b6940119d, RESERVE QB-370 (1)-FT 4
 
LL/67429

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LL/67436
Unidentified artist
[Magic lanternist]
n.d.
Illustration
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/67436

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LL/63039
Unidentified artist
The Peep-Show Porter
1890 (ca)
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/63039 [Further details available]

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LL/53780
Samson (England, manufacturer)
The Magic Lanternist
1890s
Ceramic statue
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2345, The Vernacular Eye: Photographic Albums, Snapshots & Objects, 17 April 2014, Lot: 103
 
LL/53780

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LL/54477
Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835)
La Lanterna Magica
1815
Etching
 
Princeton University Library
Graphic Arts Theater Collection
 
LL/54477

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LL/87358
Bartolomeo Pinelli (1781-1835, after)
The Magic Lantern [La Lanterna Magica]
1808
Illustration
 
Bearnes, Hampton and Littlewood
The Philip Banham Collection of optical toys and stereoscopy, 6 March 2019, Lot: 28
 
LL/87358

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LL/63124
Gaetano Zompini
A peepshow
1785
Engraving
 
Museo del Precinema. Collezione Minici Zotti
 
LL/63124 [Further details available]

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LL/54474
John Thomson (1837–1921)
Magic Lantern Peep Show
1877
OIl on canvas
51 x 61 cm
 
Bonhams - London
 
LL/54474

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LL/11017
Poster for a Magic Lantern slide show about the Alaska Klondike Gold Fields
1898
Poster
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#15 / 83)
 
LL/11017 [Further details available]

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LL/63041
Unidentified artist
The Pretender
1890 (ca)
Book illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/63041

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LL/43497
J. Ouvrier after J. E. Schénau (Paris)
La Lanterne Magique
1765 (ca)
Engraving
47 x 34 cm
 
Stockholms Auktionsverk
Photographica, 4 April 2011, Lot: 4007
 
LL/43497 [Further details available]

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LL/11924
A magic lantern show in progress
n.d.
Print
 
Private collection of Thomas Weynants
 
LL/11924 [Further details available]

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LL/75855
Thomas Rowlandson (caricaturist)
Phantasmagora A View in Elephanta"
1816
Illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/75855 [Further details available]

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LL/86279
Unidentified artist
The Best Wishes of the Season to You
n.d.
Illustration
 
Birmingham Central Library
Further details requested
 
LL/86279

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LL/76282
Unidentified artist
[Pepper's Ghost]
n.d.
Illustration
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/76282

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LL/76283
Unidentified artist
The Conjuror's Ghost
n.d.
Illustration
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/76283

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LL/76284
Unidentified artist
A.D. 1870. Raising a Ghost by the Magic Lantern.
1875
Illustration
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/76284 [Further details available]

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LL/34688
Honoré Daumier
Lanterne magique!!!.. [the Magic Lantern.]
1869, 19 November
Lithograph
 
Google Books
 
LL/34688 [Further details available]

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LL/62863
William Spooner (publisher)
The Magic Lantern
[Spooner´s Protean Views, no. 5]
1838 (ca)
Lithograph, hand-coloured
 
Princeton University Library
 
LL/62863

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LL/54399
The Magic of Optics and Optical Amusements
1857
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/54399 [Further details available]

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LL/54318
[Magic lantern show]
1877
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/54318 [Further details available]

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LL/36350
Jules Girard
Application de la photomicrographie a l'enseignement
1869
Book plate
 
Google Books
 
LL/36350 [Further details available]

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LL/60696
The E.P. Magic Lantern
n.d.
Advert
 
Private collection of Graham Pilecki
 
LL/60696

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LL/64015
Unidentified artist
Best Wishes for Christmas
n.d.
Christmas card
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/64015

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LL/64016
Unidentified artist
New Year Greetings
n.d.
Greeting card
 
Private collection of Thomas Moore
 
LL/64016

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LL/66692
Unidentified artist (European)
Three children projecting a Chromatrope slide with a magic lantern
1920 (ca)
Postcard, chromolithograph
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/66692 [Further details available]

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LL/65448
W.R. Seton
A periscope being used above an operation which is projected onto a lantern screen for a lecture in the adjoining room
n.d.
Gouache painting
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, L0014356, Library reference no.: ICV No 17015, Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0
 
LL/65448

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LL/91858
Unidentified photographer
Herbert Ponting showing slides during his lecture on Japan [Taken in the Cape Evans Hut during the Terra Nova Expedition, 1910-13]
1911-1913
Black and white photograph
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
Source requested, https://www.coolantarctica.com/
 
LL/91858

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LL/67793
George Woodward (artist) Isaac Cruikshank (engraver)
The Kentish Hop Merchant and the Lecturer on Optics
1800
Engraving
35 x 24 cm
 
SAS, Special Auction Services
Salename CM070716, 7 July 2016, Fine Photographica Including The Mike Simkin Magic Lantern Collection, Lot 0076
 
LL/67793 [Further details available]

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LL/67794
James Gillray (artist, 1756-1815) Hannah Humphrey (publisher)
The Reception of the Diplomatique & his Suite at the Court of Pekin
1792
Etching, hand-coloured
40 x 32 cm
 
SAS, Special Auction Services
Salename CM070716, 7 July 2016, Fine Photographica Including The Mike Simkin Magic Lantern Collection, Lot 0077
 
LL/67794 [Further details available]

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LL/78513
Unidentified artist
My lieutenant, do we still have time to be fashionable...
n.d.
Engraving
 
Private collection of Carlos Gabriel Vertanessian
 
LL/78513

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LL/78514
Unidentified artist
My lieutenant, do we still have time to be fashionable...
n.d.
Engraving
 
Private collection of Carlos Gabriel Vertanessian
 
LL/78514

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LL/76285
Book cover for A Mere Phantom, 1875, The Magic Lantern: How to Buy and How to Use It also How to Raise a Ghost, (London: Houlston and Sons)
1875
Book cover
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/76285

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LL/68711
Unidentified artist
Magazine cover for Le Petit Inventeur showing a projected image
1925, 29 September (publication)
Magazine cover
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/68711 [Further details available]

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LL/85004
Book cover for The Wizard, [1874 (?)], Lectures for the Magic Lantern and Pleasant Readings for Leisure Hours by The Wizard, (London, Millikin & Lawley)
1874 (?)
Book cover
 
Bernard Quaritch Ltd
Bernard Quaritch Ltd, August 2018, Victorian Work and Leisure, No. 21 [List 2018/11]
 
LL/85004

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LL/85005
Unidentified artist(s)
Illustrations relating to magic lanterns in The Wizard, [1874 (?)], Lectures for the Magic Lantern and Pleasant Readings for Leisure Hours by The Wizard, (London, Millikin & Lawley)
1874 (?)
Book illustrations
 
Bernard Quaritch Ltd
Bernard Quaritch Ltd, August 2018, Victorian Work and Leisure, No. 21 [List 2018/11]
 
LL/85005

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LL/79346
Joseph Sidebotham
Exhibition of Dissolving Views. In Strines School Room. By Joseph Sidebotham Esq
1859
Journal illustration
 
Manchester University - John Rylands Library
Image Number: Bookreader - English MS 1422_5
 
LL/79346 [Further details available]

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LL/80619
J.W. Newland
Exhibition of Dissolving Views
1848, 9 August
Newspaper article
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
https://trove.nla.gov.au
 
LL/80619 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Alaska - Alaskan Gold Rush (1896-1899)
Antarctica - Introduction to photography in Antarctica
Art - Drawing and optical devices
Art - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Drawing and optical devices - Drawing and optical devices
Education - Introduction to education
Ephemera - Introduction to ephemera
History of photography - Drawing and optical devices
History of photography - The Prehistory of photography
Humour - Humorous illustrations and photography
Magic lanterns - History of the magic lantern
Magic lanterns - Magic lantern shows and showmen
Medical - Introduction to medical photography
Mining and extraction - Alaskan Gold Rush (1896-1899)
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Photographers - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photography assimilated into popular culture - How artists have portrayed lanternists, photographers and photography
Photography assimilated into popular culture - Humorous illustrations and photography
Prehistory of photography - Drawing and optical devices
Prehistory of photography - History of the magic lantern
Prehistory of photography - Introduction to peepshows
Prehistory of photography - Magic lantern shows and showmen
Prehistory of photography - Spooner's Protean Views
Prehistory of photography - The Prehistory of photography
Tipped-in photographs and magazines and journals illustrated with photographs - John M. Gregory & Joel Wainwright (eds.): The Strines Journal: A Magazine of Literature, Science and Art (1850s)

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