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Person: BARNES, John  (1920-2008)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
John Stuart Lloyd BARNES
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
historian and collector of lantern and other optical material
Main period of activity
1930s-2000s
Relationships to other people

brother of BARNES, Bill  (1920-2019)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
28 June 1920
born at
1 June 2008
87
died at
Texts linked to this person
Articles (8)

John Barnes, ‘The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979)

John Barnes, Lindsay Lambert and John Taylor, ‘Bull's-eyes and illuminants’ in NMLJ 10.3 (Autumn 2007)

John Barnes, ‘Classification of magic lantern slides for cataloguing and documentation’ in Magic images (1990)

John Barnes, ‘The history of the magic lantern’ in Servants of light (1997)

John Barnes (compiler), ‘A list of magic lantern manufacturers and dealers active in England during the 19th century’ in Magic images (1990)

John Barnes, ‘Philip Carpenter 1776-1833’ in NMLJ 3.2 (December 1984)

John Barnes, ‘The projected image: a short history of magic lantern slides’ in NMLJ 3.3 (October 1985)

John Barnes, ‘Some further thoughts on the bull's-eye lantern’ in NMLJ 9.6 (Summer 2004)


Catalogues (2)

John Barnes, Barnes Museum of Cinematography: catalogue of the collection part 1 -- precursors of the cinema (St Ives, Cornwall: Barnes Museum of Cinematography, 1967)

John Barnes, Barnes Museum of Cinematography: catalogue of the collection part 2 -- optical projection (St Ives, Cornwall: Barnes Museum of Cinematography, 1970)

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 29
Stephen Herbert and Lester Smith, ‘Obituary: Bill Barnes, 1920-2019’ in Magic Lantern 20 (September 2019)
Lucerna ID  6002628

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 July 2019

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