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Extensive Collection of 19th Century Magic Lantern Slides

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
453
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Extensive Collection of 19th Century Magic Lantern Slides, depictions of Egyptian pyramids and tombs, ruins of Rome, England, and Italy, Great Wall of China, European and United Kingdom architecture, cathedrals and interiors, Venice, the Vatican, and the Suez Canal, Napoleon's and Shakespeare's tomb, images of 16th and 19th century statues, and others, approximately 129 slides.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Napoleon, Display technology, Engineering, Magic lantern, Suez Canal, Technology, China, Italy, United Kingdom