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Magic Lantern; c1910; 39

Magic Lantern, c1910, 39
Magic Lantern, c1910, 39Magic Lantern, c1910, 39
Magic Lantern
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Magic Lantern with coloured glass slides. An oil lamp or candle was used for a light source. Was used in the Ring family of Hinuera. It illuminated the slides and projected them, magnified, onto a wall
Date Made
Subject and Association Description
Magic Lanterns were used for home entertainment and were all the rage in the early 1900s - 1930s. They were illuminated by a candle, spirit or gas flame (later electricity). Mrs Ring remembers their family using a light bulb on the end of a cord to light this one.
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ann Ring
Object Type
Magic Lantern
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