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Laterna Magica (standard single lantern, Jean Schoenner, c.1890)

Type of hardware
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manufacturer: Jean Schoenner

Nation of origin
Date of first manufacture
c.1890
Dimensions

length 37 cm (14.6 inches); width 12 cm (4.7 inches); height 49 cm (19.3 inches)

(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples may have varied slightly from these values).

Production
produced in quantity
Original retail price
unknown
Notes

Black German lantern with high chimney, with distribution label under the foot “Speelgoed Magazijn Meijer & Blessing, Opgericht in 1815, Rotterdam”, thus distributed in the Netherlands, electrified.

Illustration in Ernst Hrabalek, Laterna Magica. Zauberwelt und Faszination des optischen Spielzeugs. Keysersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, München 1985, p. 113-115

Object number 471 in Robert Vrielynck, Collection Robert Vrielynck, self edition [Brugge 1998]. Current collection no. RV1_149 in Collection RV kept by the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (MuKHA).

Lucerna ID 2000155

Record created by Sabine Lenk and Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 March 2018

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