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Person: BEECHEY, Canon St Vincent  (1806-1899)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Canon St Vincent BEECHEY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
clergyman; inventor, lanternist and lecturer
Main period of activity
1850s-90s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 August 1806
born at
19 August 1899
93
died at
Hardware linked to this person

designer: Trinoptric lantern (triunial or triple lantern, maker unknown, n.d.)

Texts linked to this person
Articles (1)

St Vincent Beechey, The Beechey trinoptric lantern in OMLJ 8.101 (October 1897)

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 32-33
Lewis Wright, Apparatus for scientific demonstration in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 5
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 6
Beechey's trinoptric lantern in OMLJ 8.99 (August 1897)
  –  inventor of trinoptric lantern
Herbert Newman and George H. Slight, Correspondence in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)
More about Beechey's trinoptric lantern in OMLJ 8.100 (September 1897)
  –  trinoptric lantern
Notes in OMLJ 10.124 (September 1899)
  –  obituary notice
Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 5
Lucerna ID  6003140

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 November 2011

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