Magic lantern and slides; XTS.3001


Magic lantern and slides

About this object

Magic lantern and slides; an early image projector, rectangular in shape, with accompanying slides.

This optical lantern was used for illustrating lectures. The slides include scale plans and sections, photographed views, photographs of batteries, mines, machinery, geological formations, and electrical apparatus.

For more information about Thames School of Mines, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.

Medium and Materials

metal; glass

Credit Line

Collection of Thames School of Mines, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Object Type

Magic lantern and slides

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Copyright Licence  

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