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Data sources for Lucerna

The content of the Lucerna database is drawn from too many sources to list individually, but some of the major ones are:

Some of the manufacturers’ and dealers’ catalogues used in compiling Lucerna
Catalogue of lanterns, slides and accessories (London: J.W. Butcher, c.1913)
Catalogue of optical lantern slides (Bradford: Riley Brothers, 1905)
Lijst van lantaarnplaatjes (Nijmegen and Amsterdam: Ivens & Co., c.1913)
1903-4 price list: photographic apparatus and materials (London: George Houghton & Son, 1903)
Catalogue of lantern slides: part I (London: Newton & Co., 1912)
Catalogue of lantern slides: part II (London: Newton & Co., 1913)
Lantern slide catalogue (Glasgow: J. Lizars, 1912)
Nannie Preston, slide artist

Nannie Preston, slide artist

G.W. Gwyer in 1902

G.W. Gwyer in 1902