|The Lantern Image: Iconography of the Magic Lantern 1420-1880 |
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The Magic Lantern Society
Available form: The Magic Lantern Society, LMH Smith, South Park, Galphay Road, Kirkby Malzeard, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3RX, UK (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
A comprehensive record of printed illustrations of the magic lantern before 1880, together with the earliest known manuscript representations, dating back to the 15th century. A unique reference source, tracing the evolution of the magic lantern from a quaint magical toy used for frightening the superstitious through to a sophisticated scientific device.