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Magic Lanterns, Slides and Ephemera

Auction:
2345
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$88$75

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Magic Lanterns, Slides and Ephemera, including a Jean Schoner spherical brass lantern with Atlas standard; an Ernst Plank horizontal lantern; two mechanical toy slides; a box of Plank transfer slides; four French hand-colored story slides, including Robinson Crusoe; "Brook's Spool Cotton" advertising card featuring a lantern show; and mixed lantern literature and ephemera.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Ernst Plank, Jean Schoner, Robinson Crusoe, advertising card, Crusoe, Display technology, Ephemera, Hand-colouring, Magic lantern, Slide guitar