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Laterna Magica (double lantern, Carpenter & Westley, c.1850)

Type of hardware
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manufacturer: Carpenter & Westley

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
c.1850
Dimensions

width 45 cm (17.7 inches); height 70 cm (27.6 inches)

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

Material(s)
metal
Production
produced in quantity
Original retail price
unknown
Notes

Trademark on lantern: “Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent St, London.”, with 1 complete whale oil lamp

Object number 448 in Robert Vrielynck, Collection Robert Vrielynck, self edition [Brugge 1998]. Current collection no. RV1_147 in Collection RV kept by the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuKHA).

illustration in Jordi Pons i Busquet, Image Makers. From Shadow Theatre to Cinema. Barcelona: Ámbit Serveis Editorials, Barcelona 2006, p. 65

Lucerna ID 2000153

Record created by and Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 March 2018

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