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Person: BEECHEY, Canon St Vincent  (1806-1899)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Canon St Vincent BEECHEY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
clergyman; inventor, lanternist and lecturer
Main period of activity
1850s-90s
Other internet resources
see record in Wikipedia
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 August 1806
born at
19 August 1899
93
died at
Hardware linked to this person

designer: Trinoptric lantern (triunial or triple lantern, maker unknown, n.d.)

Texts linked to this person
Article (1)

St Vincent Beechey, ‘The Beechey trinoptric lantern’ in OMLJ 8.101 (October 1897)

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 32-33
Lewis Wright, ‘Apparatus for scientific demonstration’ in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 5
John Barnes, ‘The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 6
‘Beechey's trinoptric lantern’ in OMLJ 8.99 (August 1897)
  –  inventor of trinoptric lantern
Herbert Newman and George H. Slight, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)
‘More about Beechey's trinoptric lantern’ in OMLJ 8.100 (September 1897)
  –  trinoptric lantern
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 10.124 (September 1899)
  –  obituary notice
Hermann Hecht, ‘Some English magic lantern patents’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 5
Lucerna ID  6003140

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 January 2020

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