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Person: HERBERT, Stephen  (1951-2023)

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Full name
Stephen Anthony HERBERT
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writer and researcher on screen history
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20 December 1951
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3 September 2023
died at
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Articles (13)

Stephen Herbert, ‘1880-81 and all that: a slice of lantern life’ in NMLJ 9.1 (Winter 2001)

Stephen Herbert, ‘A 1950s Mickey Mouse choreutoscope ('Not to be confused with magic lanterns')’ in Magic Lantern 34 (March 2023)

Stephen Herbert, ‘Electric carbon arc lamps: memories from 'The Box'’ in Magic Lantern 24 (September 2020)

Stephen Herbert, ‘The Finney Collection’ in Servants of light (1997)

Stephen Herbert, ‘German home and toy magic lantern-cinematographs’ in NMLJ 5.2 (August 1987)

Stephen Herbert, ‘A home-built tri-colour projector revived’ in Magic Lantern 25 (December 2020)

Stephen Herbert, ‘Lanterns for advertising’ in Servants of light (1997)

Stephen Herbert, ‘The Molteni biunial and stereo projection’ in NMLJ 6.3 (January 1992)

Stephen Herbert (trans. Brendan Taylor), ‘Nouvelles scientifiques’ in NMLJ 6.1 (January 1989)

Stephen Herbert, ‘Quick change: Muybridge's patented slide-changer’ in NMLJ 9.2 (Summer 2002)

Stephen Herbert, ‘Remembering Reynaud in London and Paris’ in NMLJ 7.2 (September 1994)

Stephen Herbert, ‘The riddle of the lanterns’ in Servants of light (1997)

Stephen Herbert, ‘A slice of lantern life: lantern presentations in and around Hastings in early 1881’ in Realms of light (2005)

Books (8)

Stephen Herbert (editor), Eadweard Muybridge: the Kingston Museum bequest (Hastings: The Projection Box, 2004)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001)

Stephen Herbert, Industry, liberty, and a vision: Wordsworth Donisthorpe's Kinesigraph (London: The Projection Box, 1998)

Stephen Herbert, Industry, liberty, and a vision: Wordsworth Donisthorpe's Kinesigraph. 2nd edition (Hastings: The Projection Box, 2017)

Dennis Crompton, David Henry and Stephen Herbert (editors), Magic images: the art of hand-painted and photographic lantern slides (London: Magic Lantern Society, 1990)

Dennis Crompton, Richard Franklin and Stephen Herbert (editors), Servants of light: the book of the lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 1997)

Stephen Herbert, Theodore Brown's magic pictures: the art and inventions of a multi-media pioneer (Hastings: The Projection Box, 1997)

Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996)

Obituary (1)

Stephen Herbert and Lester Smith, ‘Obituary: Bill Barnes, 1920-2019’ in Magic Lantern 20 (September 2019)

Reviews (2)

Stephen Herbert, ‘Book review: Motion studies (or River of shadows)’ in NMLJ 9.5 (Winter 2003)

Stephen Herbert, ‘Book review: The great art of light and shadow’ in NMLJ 9.1 (Winter 2001)

Mary Ann Auckland, Mo Heard, Peter Gillies, Deac Rossell, Seoyoung Kim, Richard Crangle, Jeremy Brooker, Lester Smith, Nicholas Hiley and George Auckland, ‘Obituary: Stephen Herbert (1951-2023)’ in Magic Lantern 37 (December 2023)
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