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Text: The optical magic lantern journal: volume 4 number 49 (June 1893)

Type of text
periodical issue
24 pages
London, England: Taylor Brothers, June 1893

Editor: TAYLOR, J. Hay  (c.1858-1936)

Main language
Retail price at publication
Advertising page iv is misnumbered as v.

Notes, pp. 85-86

Saturators, pp. 86-87

A. Warren, The house that Jack built, p. 87

Hand-cameras for obtaining slides for the lantern: no. 26 -- Archer, p. 88

‘ L.L.’, Projection and enlarging apparatus, pp. 88-89

‘ Jack O'Lantern’, An angel in moleskin: a short story for lantern illustrations [part 1], pp. 89-90

‘ R.J.R.’, Coins as weights, p. 90

R. Humphrey, How to make mats for slides, p. 91

New apparatus, pp. 91-92

The Royal Institution: coloured magic lanterns, pp. 92-93

F.J. Balson, A lantern service, pp. 93-94

Editorial table, p. 94

John Green, Wilkinson & Co., William H. Trevor, Edmund H. Wilkie, W.H. Harrison and W.R. Hill, Correspondence, pp. 94-96

Notes and queries, p. 96


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

Perken, Son & Rayment, p.i  –  'Optimus' magic lanterns

W.I. Chadwick, p.i  –  lenses, stereoscopic and hand cameras

Frederick J. Stedman, p.ii  –  transparencies made or coloured

W.R. Hill and Son, p.ii  –  optical scenic artists

John Trotter, p.ii  –  the 'Gordon' lantern

Paget Prize Plate Co., p.ii  –  Paget Prize lantern plates

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

Archer & Sons, p.iii  –  'Ideal' lantern etc.

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

Walter Tyler, p.iii  –  magic lanterns and slides, great bargains

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

W.C. Hughes, p.iii  –  modern bi-unial lantern

T.T. Wing, p.iii  –  slides made and coloured

Taylor Brothers, p.iii  –  back numbers of OMLJ

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

Brin's Oxygen Company, p.iv  –  Brin's oxygen

Cadett & Neall, p.iv  –  'Cadett', 'Snap-shot' and 'Lightning' plates

James W. Garbutt, p.v  –  slides made from engravings, photos or negatives

R. Darlington & Co., p.v  –  maps, handbooks and lantern lectures

J.H. Steward, p.v  –  Steward's high-class optical lanterns

H. Hughes & Son, p.v  –  new illustrated catalogue

Frank Weeks, p.v  –  optical lantern slide designer

Arthur Schwarz & Co., p.v  –  Dr Andresen's developers and chemicals

W.C. Hughes,  –  magic lanterns

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

Fuerst Brothers,  –  Amidol-Hauff and Metol-Hauff developers

F. Brown, p.vii  –  lime-light jets

Gas Compression Company, p.vii  –  compressed oxygen, hydrogen etc.

Sands, Hunter & Co., p.vii  –  photographic apparatus and lanterns

G.W. Wilson, p.vii  –  lantern slides

William Lawson, p.vii  –  Lawson saturator and limelight

Robert H. Clark, p.vii  –  special offers on lanterns and slides

Mawson & Swan, p.vii  –  standard dry plates

Taylor Brothers, p.vii  –  ready reference table for lantern projection

Eastman Photographic Materials Co. Ltd, p.viii  –  'Solio' printing paper

D. Noakes & Son, p.ix  –  great stocktaking clearance sale

Riley Brothers, p.x  –  Lawson's saturator, 'Praestantia' lantern etc.

Steven Bros., p.xi  –  'Lantern Bible' slides

Wilkinson & Co., p.xi  –  slide making and colouring

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

Newton & Co., p.xi  –  optical lanterns and slides

Scotch & Irish Oxygen Co., p.xi  –  collapsible cylinder stand

Thomas Illingworth & Co., p.xi  –  new premises for making enlargements

R.R. Beard, p.xi  –  Beard's gas regulator, miniature telescopic lantern etc.

W. Wray, p.xi  –  Wray's lenses

C. Goodwin Norton, p.xii  –  renovation of shabby lanterns

Whittaker & Co., p.xii  –  'Optics of photography' by J. Traill Taylor

McIntosh Battery and Optical Company, p.xii  –  'Royal Chicago' stereopticons etc.

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