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[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, London, England, 27 January 1890)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Magic lantern lecture
Date
27 January 1890
Time of day
evening
People linked to event

YOUNG, J. Lewis  (fl. 1890s) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event
Reference
‘Intelligence’ in Sunday School Chronicle

“Dalston - Bay Street Congregational School - A very profitable evening was spent with Mr. J. Lewis Young (manager, Edison's Phonograph company) on Monday, Jan. 27th in the above school-room. Mr. Young simply and clearly explained the mechanism of the wonderful talking machine, showing it to be master of all languages, servant of all nations, the greatest marvel of science and practical utility. The lecture was illustrated with an original series of of photographic slides by a powerful oxy-hydrogen lantern. Songs, music and speeches were reproduced during the evening by the phonograph. ”

Lucerna ID 7004310

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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