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Hélios (standard single lantern, E. Mazo, 1880s)

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manufacturer: E. Mazo

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length 37 cm (14.6 inches); width 14 cm (5.5 inches); height 36 cm (14.2 inches)

(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples may have varied slightly from these values).

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produced in quantity
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Optical lantern marked with the number “4135”, “Hélios déposé” marked on the lens; trademark on lens reads “E. Mazo Constr Bould Magenta Paris”, contains a piece of wood with handwritten French instructions probably for projectionist, was probably used by Maison de la Bonne Presse under the name of “Le Bayard”.

Object number 447 in Robert Vrielynck, Collection Robert Vrielynck, self edition [Brugge 1998]. Current collection no. RV1_176 in Collection RV kept by the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuKHA).

Lucerna ID 2000171

Record created by and Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 March 2018

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