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Person: BROWN, Theodore  (1870-1938)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Theodore BROWN
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
contributor to OMLJ, 1898
Main period of activity
1890s-1900s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
6 December 1870
born at
1894-1900
~22
owner
31 March 1901
30
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1952.53.31
– occupation “Engraver”
2 April 1911
40
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2076
– occupation “Journalist and Inventor”
5 February 1938
67
died at
25 April 1938
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1938 A-C p. 570
Texts linked to this person
Articles (35)

Theodore Brown, ‘A comical shadowgram for the optical lantern’ in OMLJ 10.116 (January 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘From the inventor's notebook: chapter I -- animated stereographs’ in OMLJ 13.152 (November 1902)

Theodore Brown, ‘From the inventor's notebook: chapter II -- the caricaturist and the cinematograph’ in OMLJ 13.156 (March 1903)

Theodore Brown, ‘A shadowgram lantern slide: no. II -- the champion boxers’ in OMLJ 10.117 (February 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette and panoramic slides: no. IX -- the skater’ in OMLJ 10.125 (October 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides: no. XII -- Jack-in-the-box’ in OMLJ 11.129 (February 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides: no. XIII -- Jack Tar’ in OMLJ 11.130 (March 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides: the juggler -- no. XIV’ in OMLJ 11.131 (April 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. III’ in OMLJ 10.118 (March 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. IV’ in OMLJ 10.119 (April 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. V -- the athlete’ in OMLJ 10.120 (May 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. VI -- nigger boy at dinner’ in OMLJ 10.122 (July 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. VII -- schoolmaster caning boy’ in OMLJ 10.123 (August 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. VIII -- see-saw’ in OMLJ 10.124 (September 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 18 -- the conjuror [part 1]’ in OMLJ 11.136 (September 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 18 -- the conjuror [part 2]’ in OMLJ 11.137 (October 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 22 -- the dog acrobat’ in OMLJ 12.141 (February 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 25 -- the trapeze’ in OMLJ 12.144 (May 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette or shadowgram slides for the optical lantern: no. 16 -- street arabs at play’ in OMLJ 11.133 (June 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 15 -- the rocking horse’ in OMLJ 11.132 (May 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 17 -- clowns’ in OMLJ 11.134 (July 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 20 -- the tumbler’ in OMLJ 11.139 (December 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 26 -- the knife grinder’ in OMLJ 12.145 (October 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 27 -- wheeling a barrow on the tight rope’ in OMLJ 12.146 (November 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 28 -- the donkey boy’ in OMLJ 12.147 (December 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 29 -- cat and dog’ in OMLJ 12.148 (January 1902)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides: no. 30 -- cats fighting’ in OMLJ 12.149 (February 1902)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 10 -- boys fighting’ in OMLJ 10.127 (December 1899)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 11 -- in a railway carriage’ in OMLJ 11.128 (January 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 21 -- Punch and Judy’ in OMLJ 12.140 (January 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 23 -- the rope cyclist’ in OMLJ 12.142 (March 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 24 -- the hurdle jump’ in OMLJ 12.143 (April 1901)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 31 -- photographing the baby’ in OMLJ 12.150 (March 1902)

Theodore Brown, ‘Silhouette slides for the optical magic lantern: no. 19 -- a swinging boat’ in OMLJ 11.138 (November 1900)

Theodore Brown, ‘The utilization of soot for astronomical slides’ in OMLJ 11.135 (August 1900)


Correspondence (published) (1)

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

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 47-48
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 10.118 (March 1899)
  –  inventor of silhouette slides
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 11.130 (March 1900)
  –  opening new business premises
Stephen Herbert, Theodore Brown's magic pictures: the art and inventions of a multi-media pioneer (Hastings: The Projection Box, 1997)
Lucerna ID  6003190

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