London, South Kensington
6 June 2007
Biunial magic lantern
British; mahogany body, brass fittings, with a pair of brass-bound projecting and condensing lenses, halogen lamp illuminants, and accessories, in maker's fitted wood travelling box
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This lot, and lots 314, 316 and 317 are from the same origin as similar slide sets included in Cameras, Magic Lanterns and Optical Toys, 15 November 2005 and 15 May 2006.
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