Person record: SMITH, Lester

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameLester SMITH
Relevance of this personcollector of magic lantern material; author of articles on lantern and slide use 
Main period of activity1970s-date
Texts linked to this personArticles (11)

Lester Smith, Benjamin John Malden: a prominent lecturer of the Royal Polytechnic in NMLJ 11.9 (June 2014)

Lester Smith, Cynicus slides in NMLJ 11.2 (September 2012)

Lester Smith, Entertainment and amusement, education and instruction: lectures at the Royal Polytechnic Institution in Realms of light (2005)

Lester Smith, Fliegende Blätter in Magic Lantern 4 (September 2015)

Lester Smith, Hidden images in NMLJ 10.1 (Autumn 2005)

Lester Smith, An obscure camera obscura in NMLJ 9.4 (Summer 2003)

Lester Smith, A postcard from Mr Hill in Magic Lantern 3 (June 2015)

Lester Smith, Shadows on the wall: candle-light amusements in NMLJ 10.3 (Autumn 2007)

Lester Smith, The slipping slides of Alfred Pumphrey of Birmingham in Magic Lantern 1 (December 2014)

Lester Smith, The slipping slides of Archer and Sons in Magic Lantern 2 (March 2015)

Lester Smith, Three favourite lanterns in Servants of light (1997)

Miscellanies (2)

Wendy Bird, Richard Crangle, Mervyn Heard and Lester Smith, Bits and pieces in NMLJ 9.5 (Winter 2003)

John Taylor, John Horton, Richard Crangle, Lester Smith, Brian Widdowson and Stephen Bottomore, Bits and pieces in NMLJ 10.2 (Autumn 2006)

Society news items (2)

Patricia Dugdale and Lester Smith, 1986 Convention in NMLJ 5.1 (January 1987)

Zuzanna Lipinska, Janet Hill and Lester Smith, International Convention 1990 in NMLJ 6.2 (January 1991)

Lucerna ID no. 6003457Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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