London, South Kensington
16 November 2004
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Pettibone Mfg. Co., Ohio, U.S.A.; 'peacock'-design, the metal lamphouse with pierced decoration, chimney, brass claw-ended support legs, two nickelled support rods, condensing lens, bright-nickelled lens barrel and a lacquered-brass rack and pinion focusing lens; a circular metal slide holder for holding ten 3¼ inch diamater slides, the slides including a view of the Pettibone manufactory, in maker's wood box with printed instruction sheet
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Robinson et.al. (2001), Encyclopaedia of the Magic Lantern, pp. 226-227.
A similar lantern was sold in Magic Lanterns, Optical Toys and Cameras, including the John Finney Collection, 9 May 2003, lot 33.
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