Person record: SMITH, Mike

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameMike SMITH
Gendermale
Relevance of this personcollector of lantern material, author, officer of Magic Lantern Society 
Main period of activity1970s-2000s
Texts linked to this personArticles (8)

Mike Smith, The atmospheric optic marvel in NMLJ 6.3 (January 1992)

Tony Dugdale, Roger Orme and Mike Smith, The first 10 years of the Magic Lantern Society of Great Britain in The ten year book (1986)

Mike Smith, On the fringe of pre-cinema collectables in NMLJ 8.3 (December 1998)

Mike Smith, On the trail of the Noakesoscope in NMLJ 10.6 (Autumn 2010)

Mike Smith, The Optic Wonder in NMLJ 10.5 (Autumn 2009)

Mike Smith, The origin of magic lantern stories: a delve into the background of temperance material in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983)

Mike Smith, Pamphengos pair in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980)

Tony Lidington, Mike Smith and Lester Smith, Peepshows: new perspectives, moves and media in Magic Lantern 8 (September 2016)


Books (4)

Mike Smith (editor), The road to the Isles: the Hebrides in lantern slides (Loanhead, Midlothian: MacDonald, 1983)

Mike Smith, Show people sculpted: a catalogue of 18th and 19th century figurines depicting magic lantern and peepshow performers (privately published, 2017)

Mike Smith, David Henry and Dennis Crompton (editors), The ten year book (London: Magic Lantern Society, 1986)

G.A. Household and Mike Smith (editors), To catch a sunbeam: Victorian reality through the magic lantern (London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1979)


Correspondence (unpublished)s (1)

Roger Orme and Mike Smith, Letter from Roger Orme to Mike Smith (4 February 1977)


Obituarys (1)

Mike Smith, Obituary: Ralph Shape in Magic Lantern 4 (September 2015)

Lucerna ID no. 6002218Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016