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Magic lantern

Object Number: 
1936.517a-d
Date: 
1880-1890
Medium: 
Tin, glass, wood
Dimensions: 
Box: 9 x 11 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. ( 22.9 x 29.2 x 24.8 cm ) Overall (lantern): 11 1/2 x 7 x 9 1/4 in. (29.2 x 17.8 x 23.5 c
Marks: 
printed: on paper label on lid: "TRADE MARK/E.P./Laterna Magica./Magic Lantern./Lanterne Magique/no. 405."
Description: 
Cylindrical painted tin sheet iron magic lantern with a lens on one side and a handle on the other; hinged door opening to access tin oil font, wick holder, and glass chimney; housed in wooden box covered in printed paper with printed label on lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Gardiner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group