Person record: BROWN, Theodore  (1870-1938)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameTheodore BROWN
Gendermale
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1898 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
6 December 1870born atSalisbury, Wiltshire, England
1894-1900~22owner/proprietorTheodore Brown
1899residentPortland House, Fisherton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
5 February 193867died atLondon, England
Texts linked to this personArticles (35)

Theodore Brown, A comical shadowgram for the optical lantern in OMLJ 10.116 (January 1899)

Theodore Brown, From the inventor's notebook: chapter I -- animated stereographs in OMLJ 13.152 (November 1902)

Theodore Brown, From the inventor's notebook: chapter II -- the caricaturist and the cinematograph in OMLJ 13.156 (March 1903)

Theodore Brown, A shadowgram lantern slide: no. II -- the champion boxers in OMLJ 10.117 (February 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette and panoramic slides: no. IX -- the skater in OMLJ 10.125 (October 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides: no. XII -- Jack-in-the-box in OMLJ 11.129 (February 1900)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides: no. XIII -- Jack Tar in OMLJ 11.130 (March 1900)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides: the juggler -- no. XIV in OMLJ 11.131 (April 1900)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. III in OMLJ 10.118 (March 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. IV in OMLJ 10.119 (April 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. V -- the athlete in OMLJ 10.120 (May 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. VI -- nigger boy at dinner in OMLJ 10.122 (July 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. VII -- schoolmaster caning boy in OMLJ 10.123 (August 1899)

Theodore Brown, Shadowgram or silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. VIII -- see-saw in OMLJ 10.124 (September 1899)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 18 -- the conjuror [part 1] in OMLJ 11.136 (September 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 18 -- the conjuror [part 2] in OMLJ 11.137 (October 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 22 -- the dog acrobat in OMLJ 12.141 (February 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette or shadowgram slides: no. 25 -- the trapeze in OMLJ 12.144 (May 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette or shadowgram slides for the optical lantern: no. 16 -- street arabs at play in OMLJ 11.133 (June 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 15 -- the rocking horse in OMLJ 11.132 (May 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 17 -- clowns in OMLJ 11.134 (July 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 20 -- the tumbler in OMLJ 11.139 (December 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 26 -- the knife grinder in OMLJ 12.145 (October 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 27 -- wheeling a barrow on the tight rope in OMLJ 12.146 (November 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 28 -- the donkey boy in OMLJ 12.147 (December 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 29 -- cat and dog in OMLJ 12.148 (January 1902)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides: no. 30 -- cats fighting in OMLJ 12.149 (February 1902)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 10 -- boys fighting in OMLJ 10.127 (December 1899)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 11 -- in a railway carriage in OMLJ 11.128 (January 1900)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 21 -- Punch and Judy in OMLJ 12.140 (January 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 23 -- the rope cyclist in OMLJ 12.142 (March 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 24 -- the hurdle jump in OMLJ 12.143 (April 1901)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical lantern: no. 31 -- photographing the baby in OMLJ 12.150 (March 1902)

Theodore Brown, Silhouette slides for the optical magic lantern: no. 19 -- a swinging boat in OMLJ 11.138 (November 1900)

Theodore Brown, The utilization of soot for astronomical slides in OMLJ 11.135 (August 1900)


Published correspondence (1)

W.I. Chadwick and Theodore Brown, Correspondence in OMLJ 9.113 (October 1898)  –  'Stereoscopic projection on a lantern screen'

References
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 47-48

Notes in OMLJ 10.118 (March 1899)
  –  inventor of silhouette slides

Notes in OMLJ 11.130 (March 1900)
  –  opening new business premises

* Stephen Herbert, Theodore Brown's magic pictures: the art and inventions of a multi-media pioneer (Hastings: The Projection Box, 1997)

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