Person record: DUNCAN, W.H.  (c.1830-6 1901)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam Henry DUNCAN
Gendermale
Relevance of this personinventor of type of mechanical triunial lantern 
Main period of activityN/A
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
c.1830born atCoalbrookdale, Shropshire, England
1891residentDuncan Terrace, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England
5 April 1891~61census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2099.45.21
– occupation “Draughtsman”
1901resident269 Acton Lane, Acton, London W, England
31 March 1901~71census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1203.40.1
– occupation “Estate Agent”
6 1901~70+died atunknown location
References
(* = main subject)

G.R. Baker, Duncan's mechanically-worked triple lantern in OMLJ 9.104 (January 1898)
  –  inventor of mechanical triunial lantern

Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 6

Lucerna ID no. 6003291Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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