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Organisation: Lapierre et Cie, lantern manufacturer

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
Lapierre et Cie
Short name
Lapierre et Cie
Main area of activity
lantern manufacturer
Date of foundation
in or before 1860
Main period and nation of relevant activity
N/A, France
Notes
Following the Cinemathèque de Toulouse, Lapierre et Cie was the French market leader in toy lanterns from the 1860s onward. The lantern slides of Lapierre can be identified fro the green paper that encricles the glass plates
Related organisations

took over business of Louis Aubert, 1884

used trademark E. V. L.

Known location
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
People linked to this organisation

LAPIERRE, Auguste  ( ? - ? ) – founder, dates unknown

Reference
Honore Bostel, ‘The magic lantern: a children's toy’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), pp. 10-11
Lucerna ID 1001347

Record created by Richard Crangle and Sarah Dellmann. Last updated 27 October 2020

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