A typical tin MAGIC LANTERNs of the 1900's
RIGHT: A REGULAR MAGIC LANTERN FOR GLASS SLIDES
LEFT:    THE HAND CRANK MADE IT A MOVIE PROJECTOR... (A small loop of 35mm film-and the films were hand draw... but it is a beginning!)

The slide is made of glass : quality rnages from very poor to excelent hand painted drawings. Used as a toy before electricity:

The burner inside the lantern

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