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Magic Lantern Curtain Slide and Panoramic Carrier, with box and five paper notes

Inventory Number: 60012
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Brief Description: Davenport's Combined Curtain Slide and Panoramic Carrier, in box, with 5 paper accompaniments. The slide carrier has a wood frame with a roll cover to one half and brass fittings. The slide carrier comes with instruction leaflet, directions for the Imperial Automatic Acetylene Gas Apparatus, and three handwritten card notes. The notes make reference to a Reverend C. B. Longland. The contents are stored in a black card box with inscribed plate to inside of lid.
Primary Inscriptions: On inside of box lid "W. WATSON & SONS, 313 High Holborn. London. / Manufacturers of HIGHEST CLASS OPTICAL LANTERNS / Lantern Slide Publishers / Awarded - 38 Gold and other Medals at the principal Exhibitions of the World - including 5 Highest Awards Chicago, 1893, being for "FINE FINISH of LANTERN SLIDES."
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Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
35 350 135 mm

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