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Lanterne Carrée mod. 3 (toy lantern, Lapierre et Cie, n.d.)

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manufacturer: Lapierre et Cie

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (earliest possible: 1880, latest possible: 1900)

length 27 cm (10.6 inches); width 15 cm (5.9 inches); height 37 cm (14.6 inches)

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

metal / glass
produced in quantity
Original retail price

illustration in

- Robert Vrielynck (red.), Achter het witte doek. 150 jaar camera's, projectoren & affiches, Gemeentekrediet, Brussels 1994, p. 74

 - Jordi Pons i Busquet, Image Makers. From Shadow Theatre to Cinema. Barcelona: Ámbit Serveis Editorials, Barcelona 2006, p. 54

 - Ernst Hrabalek, Laterna Magica. Zauberwelt und Faszination des optischen Spielzeugs, Keysersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, München 1985, p. 146-147

Object number RV1_103 in Robert Vrielynck, Collection Robert Vrielynck, self edition [Brugge 1998]. Collection kept by the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuKHA).

Lucerna ID 2000145

Record created by and Richard Crangle. Last updated 24 March 2018

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