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Person record: WOOD, A.A., F.C.S.  (1846-1900)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameAugustus Alfred WOOD  F.C.S.A.A. Wood in 1897
Portrait photo from OMLJ, April 1897
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern and slide business, occasional lantern lecturer 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
Relationships to other peopleson of WOOD, E.G.  (1811-1896)
nephew of WOOD, George S.  (1816-1882)
cousin of WOOD, William  (c. 1848- ? )
cousin of WOOD, John  (1850- after 1901)
1846born atLondon, England
1861resident117 Cheapside, London EC, England
7 April 1861~15census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/223.73.5
1871-1898resident74 Cheapside, London EC, England
19 September 1876~30lecturer[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, London, England, 19 September 1876)
6 March 1877~31lecturer[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 6 March 1877)
8 April 1879~33lecturer[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 8 April 1879)
3 April 1881~35census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/379.18.5
5 April 1891~45census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/239.139.18
1895-1900~48owner/proprietorE.G. Wood
10 September 1900~54died atLondon, England
Texts linked to this personArticles (1)

A.A. Wood, Practical hints to unpractised lecturers in OMLJ 2.30 (November 1891)

Books (1)

A.A. Wood, Magic lanterns: how made and how used. With practical hints to unpractised lecturers. Third edition (London: E.G. Wood, 1885)

Published correspondence (1)

C. Goodwin Norton, H.G. White, W. Stocks, H. Snowden Ward, ‘ Beginner’, George M. Howard, A.A. Wood and Edmund H. Wilkie, Correspondence in OMLJ 4.50 (July 1893)  –  'Who invented dissolving views?'

Lectures (2)

A.A. Wood, Fifty years' reign of Queen Victoria (London: E.G. Wood, 1886)

A.A. Wood, History of the English Bible (London: E.G. Wood, n.d.)

(* = main subject)

John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 6

Notes in OMLJ 11.137 (October 1900)
  –  obituary notice

Prominent men in the lantern world: no. VI -- Mr A.A. Wood in OMLJ 8.95 (April 1897)

Lucerna ID no. 6001108

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 January 2012

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