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Person: DUNCAN, W.H.  (c.1830- after 1901)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Henry DUNCAN
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
inventor of type of mechanical triunial lantern
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
5 April 1891
~61
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2099.45.21
– occupation “Draughtsman”
31 March 1901
~71
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1203.40.1
– occupation “Estate Agent”
in or after 1901
~70+
died at
unknown location
References
G.R. Baker, ‘Duncan's mechanically-worked triple lantern’ in OMLJ 9.104 (January 1898)
  –  inventor of mechanical triunial lantern
Hermann Hecht, ‘Some English magic lantern patents’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 6
Lucerna ID  6003291

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 August 2014

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