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5243. Magic Lantern slide : 19th Century.

5243. Magic Lantern slide : 19th Century.

A great monochrome photographic magic lantern slide 3 1/4 inches square showing an unknown photographer using a famous British Sanderson hand and stand camera on a tripod. An indistinct caption on the attached label. Excellent condition

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5899. Astronomical Magic Lantern slide by Carpenter & Westley.

5899. Astronomical Magic Lantern slide by Carpenter & Westley.

Mechanical hand cranked rack and pinion rotating slide, hand coloured. Mahogany frame: 17.5 x 9.5 cm. Paper label states; 'MOVEABLE ASTRONOMICAL SLIDERS, No. 5, Diagram to prove of Earth's rotundity' (ship moves round globe) and 'Carpenter & Westley, 24, Regency St. London'Excellent throughout.

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5981. Magic Lantern by Perken Son & Rayment

5981. Magic Lantern by Perken Son & Rayment

English, last quarter 19th century. Maker's inset plate: 'Made by Perken, Son and Rayment, Hatton Garden London.' Excellent, lacquered, mahogany body having a brass bound lens marked 'Optimus' with rack and pinion focusing, mounted in double draw telescopic tube. All on a mahogany base 30cm. (12 ins.) long. The original black finished iron and brass lacquer shows little deterioration apart from some chipping as shown. The wood is very clean. Looks very handsome. Includes slide carrier for 3 1/4 inch square slides and condenser. All the optics are excellent and ready for use. (a high wattage domestic bulb in a suitable holder is quite sufficient for most home slide shows.) Height to top of top cover, excluding chimney 28 cm. (11 inch) Optimus lens 5 inch focus approx. Smooth focusing.1 small screw missing. Together with: A four wick paraffin illuminant, Each flame is adjustable from the rear by brass handwheels. A Brass label state: 'NEWTON & Co. NEW PATENT 4 wick REFULGENT LAMP FOR MAGIC LANTERNS 3 FLEET St. LONDON' With Long telescopic chimney. The front has the curved clear (presumably heat proof) glass but as usual, not the small dished rear reflector. Otherwise apparently excellent. Total weight: 5.1 kg (11.25 lb.)

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6009. Astronomical Magic Lantern slide by Carpenter & Westley.

6009. Astronomical Magic Lantern slide by Carpenter & Westley.

Mechanical hand cranked rack and pinion rotating slide, hand coloured. Mahogany frame: 17.5 x 9.5 cm. Paper label states; 'MOVEABLE ASTRONOMICAL SLIDERS, No. 7, The Diurnal Motion of the Earth, shewing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, illustrating the cause of Day and Night by the Earth's rotation upon it's axis'. and 'Carpenter & Westley, 24, Regency St. London'Excellent throughout.

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