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Person: GILBERT, Martin

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lantern and slide collector and scholar; contributor to TML
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son of GILBERT, Ray  (1934-2022)

son of GILBERT, Pat  (1941-2022)

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Articles (8)

Martin Gilbert, ‘Dissolves and dreams reunited’ in Magic Lantern 32 (September 2022)

Martin Gilbert, ‘Edmund Henry Wilkie: a voyage of discovery’ in Magic Lantern 36 (September 2023)

Richard Crangle and Martin Gilbert, ‘The Exeter theatre fire of 1887’ in Magic Lantern 28 (September 2021)

Martin Gilbert, ‘A lockdown lantern discovery’ in Magic Lantern 25 (December 2020)

Martin Gilbert, ‘Lurley and Lurline at the Poly’ in Magic Lantern 37 (December 2023)

Martin Gilbert, ‘The magic lantern within’ in Magic Lantern 31 (June 2022)

Martin Gilbert, ‘'Shiver me timbers'’ in Magic Lantern 34 (March 2023)

Martin Gilbert, ‘The village of Raleigh’ in Magic Lantern 37 (December 2023)

Book (1)

Jeremy Brooker, Richard Crangle and Martin Gilbert (editors), The magic lantern dancer: the choreutoscope and its place in the history of the moving image (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2023)

Illustration (1)

Martin Gilbert, ‘[An unusual hybrid lantern]’ in NMLJ 9.6 (Summer 2004)

News item (1)

Martin Gilbert, ‘Bamforth's building restored’ in Magic Lantern 25 (December 2020)

Obituaries (2)

Martin Gilbert, ‘Obituary: Patricia Gilbert (1941-2022)’ in Magic Lantern 30 (March 2022)

Martin Gilbert and Mary Ann Auckland, ‘Obituary: Ray Gilbert (1934-2022)’ in Magic Lantern 33 (December 2022)

Lucerna ID  6003504

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 June 2021

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