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This existing version of Lucerna (www.slides.uni-trier.de) will still be available for a while, but has not been updated since June 2019

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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:

A few of the most useful reference books and other texts
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001)
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995)
Dennis Crompton, David Henry and Stephen Herbert (editors), Magic images: the art of hand-painted and photographic lantern slides (London: Magic Lantern Society, 1990)
Slide showing sea anemones

Slide showing sea anemones

Slide showing hippopotamus in river

Slide showing hippopotamus in river