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Person: WRIGHT, Lewis  (1838-1905)

Biographical summary of this person
Name
Lewis WRIGHT
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
author of books on lantern use
Main period of activity
1890s
Relationships to other people

father of WRIGHT, Russell, M.I.E.E.  (1876-1961)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
3 April 1881
~43
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/280.17.27
– occupation “Editor and Journalist”
5 April 1891
~53
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/146.87.19
– occupation “Author and Editor”
31 March 1901
~63
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1243.134.36
– occupation “Author and Journalist”
16 December 1905
~68
died at
1906
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1906 p.272
– occupation “Editor of Periodicals”
Texts linked to this person
Book (1)

Lewis Wright, Optical projection: a treatise on the use of the lantern in exhibition and scientific demonstration (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1895)


Periodical issue (1)

Inventor: The optical magic lantern journal: volume 2 number 24 (May 1891)  –  apology re. triple lantern rack fronts


Reprints (2)

Lewis Wright (comp. Tony Dugdale), ‘A propos your actual movement: a brief description of animated slides from Optical Projection by Wright, 2nd. ed., 1895’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978)

Lewis Wright, ‘Apparatus for scientific demonstration’ in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981)

Reference
John Barnes, ‘The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 5
Lucerna ID  6002702

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 October 2015

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