A magic lantern
Lot 2001W
A magic lantern
Sold for US$ 200 inc. premium
Lot Details
A magic lantern
Late 19th century-early 20th century, mounted on a wooden base. An early form of projector invented in the 17th century, magic lanterns were first used by entertainers to create the appearance of ghosts and other supernatural creatures, later they were more widely used to project travel scenes, comic images, and religious and patriotic themes.
13 x 20 x 13 in.
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  1. Lucy Carr
    Specialist - Entertainment Memorabilia
    Bonhams
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    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
    Work +1 323 436 5467
    FaxFax: +1 323 850 5843
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