Data sources for Lucerna

The content of the Lucerna database is drawn from too many sources to list individually, but some of the major ones are:

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001)
Walter D. Welford and Henry Sturmey (compilers), The 'indispensable handbook' to the optical lantern: a complete cyclopaedia on the subject of optical lanterns, slides, and accessory apparatus (London: Iliffe & Son, 1888)
Hermann Hecht (ed. Ann Hecht), Pre-cinema history: an encylopaedia and annotated bibliography of the moving image before 1896 (London: Bowker-Saur, 1993)
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995)
Dennis Crompton, David Henry and Stephen Herbert (editors), Magic images: the art of hand-painted and photographic lantern slides (London: Magic Lantern Society, 1990)
Pamphengos' single lantern
'Pamphengos' single lantern

Slide showing Melbourne Docks, Australia
Slide showing Melbourne Docks, Australia