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Reli (standard single lantern, Heinrich Ernemann, 1920s)

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manufacturer: Heinrich Ernemann

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
1920s  (earliest possible: 1920, latest possible: 1926)

length 47 cm (18.5 inches); width 18 cm (7.1 inches); height 34.5 cm (13.6 inches)

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

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Black lantern on wooden foot, with electric light bulb, for the projection of publicity slides; there must have been other formats of this lantern. Could be the 'Reli', built by Ernemann Werke AG, Dresden in the 1920s in Germany.

Object number 43 in Robert Vrielynck, Collection Robert Vrielynck, self edition [Brugge 1998]. Current collection no. RV1_137 in Collection RV kept by the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuKHA).

Lucerna ID 2000148

Record created by and Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 March 2018

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