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Magic lantern

1998.1289.1-2 (RS23862)

Description

Magic lantern and box of lantern slides; lantern shaped like miniature wood stove; box contains pieces that connect to lantern and an asst. of comedic slides w/ list.

Details

Maker
Wood, George S. (Optician)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Printed on cover of list of slides: ""G.S. WOOD,/ (Late ABRAHAM & CO.,) OPTICIAN""
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
LANTERN, MAGIC
magic lanterns
Tin
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19.5 x 6.75 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1289.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18612

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