'Pamphengos' double lantern (double lantern, W.C. Hughes, n.d.)

Type of hardwaredouble lantern Pamphengos' double lantern
Woodcut illustration from The indispensable handbook..., 1888.
Related organisations

manufacturer: W.C. Hughes

Nation of originEngland
Date of first manufactureunknown  (latest possible: 1888)


Original retail price12 12s in 1888
Related hardwaresee also 'Pamphengos' single lantern (standard single lantern, W.C. Hughes, n.d.)
(* = main subject)

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), p. 50

Advertisements from the Optical Magic Lantern Journal of 1900 in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 2

John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 5

Mike Smith, Pamphengos pair in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), pp. 7-9

NotesTwo identical single 'Pamphengos' lanterns sold as a pair to produce dissolving views, with a carrying case forming a stand and a mechanical 'fan' dissolver. 
Lucerna ID no. 2000086Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 November 2011