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Text: The optical magic lantern journal: volume 2 number 24 (May 1891)

Type of text
periodical issue
20 pages
London, England: Taylor Brothers, May 1891
Other organisations

Editor: TAYLOR, J. Hay  (c.1858-1936)

Main language
Retail price at publication

Notes, pp. 107-108

Hand cameras for obtaining slides for the lantern: no. 12 -- Vanneck, p. 108

Crystal Palace photo exhibition, p. 109

H.W. Collins, A lantern curiosity, p. 109

Alfred Pumphrey, Substitutes for hydrogen for the limelight, pp. 109-110

R. Dormer, An illuminated fountain, and how to make it: [part 1], p. 111

T.H. Holding, How I became a lanternist: IV, pp. 111-112

‘ Register’, Registration: or the art of dissolving with precision, pp. 112-113

C.A. Wade, A home-made lantern, pp. 113-114

‘ Bull's-eye’, Flashes on lantern topics, p. 114

Editorial table, pp. 114-115

Society meetings, p. 115

D.A. Doudney and C. Goodwin Norton, Correspondence, pp. 115-116

Notes and queries, p. 116


R. & J. Beck, p.i (margins)  –  lenses

B.J. Edwards & Co., p.i (margins)  –  isochromatic and lantern plates

Eastman Photographic Materials Co. Ltd, p.i (margins)  –  'Kodak' hand camera

Perken, Son & Rayment, p.i  –  'Optimus' photographic apparatus

Walter Tyler, p.i  –  magic lanterns and slides

J.H. Dallmeyer, p.ii  –  Dallmeyer's lenses

J. Barnard & Son, p.ii  –  slide painting colours

W.H. Humphries & Co., p.ii  –  magic lantern, dissolving view and photographic apparatus

E.G. Wood, p.ii  –  Wood's lanterns and slides

Archer & Sons, p.iii  –  Archer's new optical lanterns

J.C. Stevens, p.iii  –  auctions of lanterns, slides, photographic and scientific equipment

F.W. Hart, p.iii  –  magic lantern screen stands etc.

A.E. Wade, p.iii  –  lantern slides on hire

T.J. Doggett, p.iii  –  tin-plate work for lantern and photographic trades

Booth Bros., p.iii  –  picture frame cutting machine

G.W. Wilson, p.iii  –  photographic publishers and lantern slide makers

Rockholme, p.iii  –  superior lantern outfit for sale

Various small advertisers, p.iii  –  general wants, etc.

Photo-Enterprise Co., p.iii  –  new developing frame

A. Clarkson & Co., p.iii  –  Duplex regulator

Wilkinson & Co., p.iii  –  new slides of 'Eastern views'

Frank Weeks, p.iii  –  original drawings for reproduction as lantern slides

Manchester Oxygen Company, p.iv  –  oxygen by Brin's patent process

Walter A. Griffiths & Co., p.iv  –  'Guinea' detective camera

W.W. Rouch & Co., p.iv  –  'Eureka' hand detective camera

Taylor, Taylor & Hobson, p.iv  –  view finders

Joseph Levi & Co., p.iv  –  Ballard's Actinometer light meter

WRIGHT, Lewis  (1838-1905), p.v  –  apology re. triple lantern rack fronts

Robert H. Clark,  –  special offer on lantern slides

J.H. Steward,  –  optical lanterns and dissolving view apparatus

Sands, Hunter & Co.,  –  photographic apparatus

W.I. Chadwick,  –  a practical hand camera

Fry Manufacturing Co., p.vii  –  Fry's lantern plates

Talbot & Eamer, p.vii  –  'Talmer' automatic hand camera

Taylor Brothers, p.vii  –  list of agents selling OMLJ

W. Watson & Sons, p.viii  –  optical and scientific instruments, lanterns and slides

C. Cusworth, p.viii  –  Cusworth's Photographic Repeater

Platinotype Company, p.viii  –  improved 'Key' camera

Thornton Pickard Manufacturing Co., p.viii  –  Thornton-Pickard 'Time' shutter

D. Noakes & Son, p.ix  –  improved lantern apparatus

W.C. Hughes, p.ix  –  magic lanterns

Piper & Carter, p.ix  –  'Photographic news' weekly magazine

Alfred Underhill, p.ix  –  dissolving view artist

W. Wray, p.ix  –  Wray's lenses

William Tylar, p.x  –  Tylar's lanternescope

J.C. Shenstone, p.x  –  patent enlarging lantern and stand

York & Son, p.x  –  York's optical lantern slides

J.F. Shew & Co., p.x  –  'Eclipse' hand camera

Newton & Co., p.x  –  new slide set 'In darkest Africa'

John J. Griffin & Sons Ltd, p.x  –  photographic apparatus, materials and chemicals

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