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The Lucerna database currently contains records for:

  • 9,012 slide sets comprising over 264,300 slides...

  • ... of which 121,362 individual slides have been listed – including 25,808 with images

  • 5,039 people connected with the magic lantern

  • 1,652 organisations (companies, institutions and other groups) connected with the magic lantern

  • 6,407 lantern-related events (shows, exhibitions, historical events etc.)

  • 9,401 locations (cities and towns, villages, individual addresses)

  • 152 items of lantern hardware and other artefacts

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  • 10,126 texts connected with the magic lantern

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Trade mark of Ernst Plank
Trade mark of Ernst Plank

Deac Rossell, Laterna magica / Magic lantern (2008)
Deac Rossell, Laterna magica / Magic lantern (2008)