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Person: MARCY, L.J.  (fl. 1860s-80s)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Lorenzo J. MARCY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
designer of magic lanterns, author of books on lantern use
Main period of activity
1860s-80s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
date unknown
born at
unknown location
unknown
owner
date unknown
died at
unknown location
Hardware linked to this person

inventor: Sciopticon (standard single lantern, L.J. Marcy, n.d.)

References
John Barnes, ‘The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 5
Hermann Hecht, ‘Some English magic lantern patents’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5
‘Some illuminants’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 14
Lucerna ID  6003626

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 October 2015

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