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Person: CHADWICK, W.I.  (1848-1913)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Isaac CHADWICK
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern and slide supply business; contributor to OMLJ, 1891
Main period of activity
7 April 1861
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/2896.18.30
2 April 1871
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/3971.132.19
– occupation “Mechanical Engineer”
3 April 1881
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/3881.61.8
– occupation “Mechanical Engineer”
5 April 1891
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2826.9.13
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”
31 March 1901
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/3748.131.7
– occupation “Photographic Optician”
2 April 1911
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/25467
– occupation “Private Means”
6 June 1913
died at
15 August 1913
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1913 A-C p.348
Texts linked to this person
Articles (6)

W.I. Chadwick and David Henry, ‘The Dancer double lantern’ in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984)

W.I. Chadwick, ‘Hire of lantern slides’ in OMLJ 5.66 (November 1894)

W.I. Chadwick, ‘Lantern condensers’ in OMLJ 3.41 (October 1892)

W.I. Chadwick, ‘Leach's Lantern Microscope’ in OMLJ 2.30 (November 1891)

W.I. Chadwick, ‘Magic lantern matters’ in OMLJ 3.39 (August 1892)

W.I. Chadwick, ‘Small lantern and dissolving views’ in OMLJ 3.42 (November 1892)

Books (2)

W.I. Chadwick, The magic lantern manual (London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1878)

W.I. Chadwick, The magic lantern manual: second edition (London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1885)

Correspondence (published) (5)

W.I. Chadwick, B.J. Malden and W.D. Slade, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 3.32 (January 1892)  –  'Lantern microscope'

Carlo Donati, W.I. Chadwick and William Tylar, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 3.42 (November 1892)  –  'Transparent screens'

James D. Ross, T. Anns, ‘L.S.D.’, C. Dales, W.I. Chadwick, J.H. Steward and ‘A Lantern Operator’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 4.45 (February 1893)  –  'A reply to Mr Thos. Fletcher, on condensers and experiments with the lantern'

W.R. Hill, ‘Suum Cuique’, John Green, ‘Expert’, C. Goodwin Norton, W.I. Chadwick, James W. Garbutt, Arthur W. Johnson and ‘A.B.C.’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 4.48 (May 1893)  –  'Mr T. Fletcher on triple condensers'

W.I. Chadwick and Theodore Brown, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 9.113 (October 1898)  –  'Stereoscopic projection on a lantern screen'

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 62
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 8.98 (July 1897)
  –  giving lecture series on photography
Lucerna ID  6002879

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 November 2019

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