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Person: WOOD, A.A., F.C.S.  (1846-1900)

Biographical summary of this person
A.A. Wood in 1897

Portrait photo from OMLJ, April 1897

Full name
Augustus Alfred WOOD  F.C.S.
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern and slide business, occasional lantern lecturer
Main period of activity
1890s-1900s
Relationships to other people

son of WOOD, E.G.  (1811-1896)

nephew of WOOD, George S.  (1816-1882)

cousin of WOOD, William  (c.1848- ? )

cousin of WOOD, John  (1850- after 1901)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1846
born at
7 April 1861
~15
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/223.73.5
19 September 1876
~30
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, London, England, 19 September 1876)
6 March 1877
~31
lecturer
[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 6 March 1877)
8 April 1879
~33
lecturer
[Magic lantern exhibition] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 8 April 1879)
3 April 1881
~35
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/379.18.5
5 April 1891
~45
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/239.139.18
1895 – 1900
~48
owner/proprietor
10 September 1900
~54
died at
Texts linked to this person
Articles (1)

A.A. Wood, Practical hints to unpractised lecturers in OMLJ 2.30 (November 1891)


Books (1)

A.A. Wood, Magic lanterns: how made and how used. With practical hints to unpractised lecturers. Third edition (London: E.G. Wood, 1885)


Published correspondence (1)

C. Goodwin Norton, H.G. White, W. Stocks, H. Snowden Ward, ‘ Beginner’, George M. Howard, A.A. Wood and Edmund H. Wilkie, Correspondence in OMLJ 4.50 (July 1893)  –  'Who invented dissolving views?'


Lectures (2)

A.A. Wood, Fifty years' reign of Queen Victoria (London: E.G. Wood, 1886)

A.A. Wood, History of the English Bible (London: E.G. Wood, n.d.)

References
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 6
Notes in OMLJ 11.137 (October 1900)
  –  obituary notice
Lucerna ID  6001108

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 January 2012

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