This magic lantern was handmade by Edward Ernest Kuechler, a tinsmith and Civil War veteran, for his son Charles, a schoolteacher. Charles used it to show slides to the students at his one-room school as a reward for good behavior. The magic lantern passed to Charles’s son-in-law, grandson, and great-grandson, all of whom were schoolteachers, before being donated to the Illinois State Museum.
The 19 th century fascination with ethereal beings meant that during that time, the lantern could be used as a way to depict ghosts. Users soon found that by slowly moving the slides quite an eerie scene could result. Improving Movement Biunial magic lantern. Early movement of the projected images was created by “slipping slides.”.This very rare offering is of 67 class magic lantern slides that measure 3 inches x 4 inches. These slides all are images of the civil war fromnbsp;Bull Runnbsp;to Lincolns assination and hanging of the conspirators. The images are litho drawings ornbsp;original period photos. Some of the litho drawings that are hand colored. Many are labeled with descriptions of the scene, many are maker marked.War Magic Lantern Slides A collection of approx. 170 beautifully hand-colored Civil War magic lantern slides made from paper photographs and stereoviews originally produced. (more like this) RARE Haynes Magic Lantern Slides of Glacier Park: This is a RARE collection of more than 90 Magic Lantern glass slides of Glacier National Park that were published by F. Jay Haynes in St. Paul.
Magic lantern slides The magic lantern slide collection. RAMM’s collection of glass lantern slides contains around 4,500 items and provides a fascinating insight into Edwardian life. Produced before the days of cinema these decorative and colourful slides were presented at public lectures for the education, entertainment and moral enlightenment of the audience. Many of RAMM’s slides were.
Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.
Lot of 157 magic lantern slides of Civil War subjects. All are standard 3.25 x 4 in. slides, most with publisher's information and titles, and the majority in 4 x 7 in. wood casing. The images are sourced from original negatives by Mathew Brady, Timothy O'Sullivan, Alexander Gardner, and other noted Civil War-era photographers, but most were published in lantern slide format by those who.
In addition to being decorative, Staffordshire figures also recorded events in everyday life between 1780 and 1840. These earthenware figures were complex, but not expensive, so just about.
I happened to find the Canadian official war record: magic lantern slides (Coll. No. 2001.025). There are forty-nine slides dated 1914 to 1918. These slides depict scenes of soldiers, battlefields, hospitals, and cities primarily located in France. One fascinating image is of the Ypres Cathedral located in Belgium (Slide No. 453). Original.
The title is handwritten on the top edge of the slide. The execution shown is that of the 7th Earl of Derby (formerly known as Lord Strange), a royalist supporter convicted of treason in the English Civil War and beheaded at Bolton on 15 October 1651.
Five-Minutes of Background—Magic Lantern Slides. Different Kinds of Magic Lantern Slides. At about the same time as these new developments in light sources and lanterns, the first photographic magic lantern slides were created in the 1850s. Photographs of the real world could now be taken and projected—leading to an explosion of travel.
Photographer Anton Orlov recently discovered hundreds of color images from World War I on “Magic Lantern” slides in a house in Northern California. John Wells Rahill, a pastor-turned.
Notably, he used a “magic lantern” and glass slides to illustrate the scenes he described in his talk. The novelty of this new technology (an early type of slide projector) was a draw all by itself. But by the late nineteenth century, interest in the Civil War flourished. Aging, nostalgic veterans and a country struggling with post-war.
Photographer Anton Orlov recently discovered over 600 color images from World War I on “Magic Lantern” slides in a house in Northern California. The images depict snow-covered villages, train.
Civil War lantern slides series, 1881-1923 C.T. Milligan Magic Lantern Manufacturers. Temple University - Special Collections Research Center. Contact Information Archive Map. Details. 53 slides (1 box) A series of lantern slides (7.5 x 10 cm.) depicting various campaigns of the Civil War, taken from unidentified engravings and paintings of the period and the late 19th century. C.T. Milligan's.
Ripple commissioned noted Civil War artist James E. Taylor to create sketches of his prison life, and later had those illustrations transferred to glass plates and colorized as magic lantern plates, or slides, so he could give talks at G.A.R. meetings and public gatherings about his months of grueling incarceration. The following examples of the original slides, held at Scranton’s Lackawanna.
Lantern slides come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. From the 17th Century different manufacturers and countries engaged in fierce competition to establish their own sizes as the 'standard'. Many manufacturers also invented ingenious mechanisms to create movement or animation in the projected image. Today the range of slide types can seem quite bewildering. The images in this section.
The magic lantern, also known by its Latin name lanterna magica, is an early type of image projector that used pictures—paintings, prints, or photographs—on transparent plates (usually made of glass), one or more lenses, and a light source.It was mostly developed in the 17th century and commonly used for entertainment purposes. It was increasingly used for education during the 19th century.