Person record: BARNES, John  (1920-2008)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohn Stuart Lloyd BARNES
Relevance of this personhistorian and collector of lantern and other optical material 
Main period of activity1930s-2000s
Relationships to other peoplebrother of BARNES, Bill
28 June 1920born atLondon, England
1 June 200887died atSt Ives, Cornwall, England
Texts linked to this personArticles (8)

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

John Barnes, Lindsay Lambert and John Taylor, Bull's-eyes and illuminants in NMLJ 10.3 (Autumn 2007)

John Barnes, Classification of magic lantern slides for cataloguing and documentation in Magic images (1990)

John Barnes, The history of the magic lantern in Servants of light (1997)

John Barnes (compiler), A list of magic lantern manufacturers and dealers active in England during the 19th century in Magic images (1990)

John Barnes, Philip Carpenter 1776-1833 in NMLJ 3.2 (December 1984)

John Barnes, The projected image: a short history of magic lantern slides in NMLJ 3.3 (October 1985)

John Barnes, Some further thoughts on the bull's-eye lantern in NMLJ 9.6 (Summer 2004)

Catalogues (2)

John Barnes, Barnes Museum of Cinematography: catalogue of the collection part 1 -- precursors of the cinema (St Ives, Cornwall: Barnes Museum of Cinematography, 1967)

John Barnes, Barnes Museum of Cinematography: catalogue of the collection part 2 -- optical projection (St Ives, Cornwall: Barnes Museum of Cinematography, 1970)

(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 29

* Hermann Hecht, Decalcomania: some preliminary investigations into the history of transfer slides in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), p. 3

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