Magic lantern

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-18612

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

Descriptive Terms

magic lanterns
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Glass
Brass
Tin
LANTERN, MAGIC

Inscription

Printed on cover of list of slides: ""G.S. WOOD,/ (Late ABRAHAM & CO.,) OPTICIAN""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1998.1289.1,2

Maker

Wood, George S. (Optician)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Dimensions

19.5 x 6.75 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1289.1-2