Person record: MARCY, L.J.  (fl.1860s-80s)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameLorenzo J. MARCY
Relevance of this persondesigner of magic lanterns, author of books on lantern use 
Main period of activity1860s-80s
date unknownborn atunknown location
date unknownowner/proprietorL.J. Marcy
date unknowndied atunknown location
Hardware linked to this personinventor: Sciopticon (standard single lantern, L.J. Marcy, n.d.)
(* = main subject)

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

Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5

Some illuminants in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 14

Lucerna ID no. 6003626Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016