Person record: WRIGHT, Lewis  (1838-1905)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameLewis WRIGHT
Relevance of this personauthor of books on lantern use 
Main period of activity1890s
Relationships to other peoplefather of WRIGHT, Russell  (1876-1961)
1838born atBristol, Gloucestershire, England
1881resident32 Ashley Road, Hornsey, London N, England
3 April 1881~43census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/280.17.27
– occupation “Editor and Journalist”
1891resident7 Beaumont Road, Islington, London N, England
5 April 1891~53census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/146.87.19
– occupation “Author and Editor”
1901resident52 Cromwell Avenue, Hornsey, London N, England
31 March 1901~63census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1243.134.36
– occupation “Author and Journalist”
1905residentTunnel House, Saltford, Somerset, England
16 December 1905~68died atSaltford, Somerset, England
1906archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1906 p.272
– occupation “Editor of Periodicals”
Texts linked to this personBooks (1)

Lewis Wright, Optical projection: a treatise on the use of the lantern in exhibition and scientific demonstration (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1895)

Periodical issues (1)

Advertised: The optical magic lantern journal: volume 2 number 24 (May 1891)  –  apology re. triple lantern rack fronts

Reprints (2)

Lewis Wright (comp. Tony Dugdale), A propos your actual movement: a brief description of animated slides from Optical Projection by Wright, 2nd. ed., 1895 in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978)

Lewis Wright, Apparatus for scientific demonstration in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981)

(* = main subject)

* John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 5

Lucerna ID no. 6002702Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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