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Magic Lantern

[ Magic Lantern ]


La Lanterne Magique. France, 1746. Reg. 03200

One of the first engravings of a person projecting with a magic lantern, manipulating the apparatus set on a wooden box, with a barrel organ that was used for the musical accompaniment of the images and the projectionist's commentaries. It is taken from the popular French magazine "Les cris de Paris"

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