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Kineoptoscope (cinematograph, Riley Brothers, 1896)

image of  Kineoptoscope (cinematograph, Riley Brothers, 1896)

Woodcut illustration from OMLJ advertisement, September 1897

image of  Kineoptoscope (cinematograph, Riley Brothers, 1896)

Woodcut illustration from OMLJ advertisement, September 1897

image of  Kineoptoscope (cinematograph, Riley Brothers, 1896)

Woodcut illustration from OMLJ advertisement, September 1897

Type of hardware
Related people

inventor: WRAY, Cecil  (1866-1944)

Related organisations

manufacturer: Riley Brothers

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
1896
Dimensions

unknown

Material(s)
metal / glass
Production
unknown
Original retail price
£10 in 1897
Reference
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 6
Notes
The Kineoptoscope itself comprised only the film transport mechanism; it was available separately or attached to different types of magic lantern.
From December 1896 until April 1897 Riley Brothers marketed the device as the 'Wray Kineoptoscope'; after that it became the 'Riley Kineoptoscope'.
Lucerna ID 2000083

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 November 2011

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