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by Centraal Bureau voor Lantaarnplaten Amsterdam
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This catalog of magic lantern slides was issued by the Dutch Association for lantern slides, an association that hired lantern slides especially for use in education. This catalog lists slides and slide sets from the domain of ethnology, geography, history, art and art history, 'tales for old and young', Christian religion, social sciences, medicine en hygiene, geology, technology and natural history. This book also contains the supplements no. 1 and no. 2 to this catalog that were issued for...
Topics: magic lantern, lantern slides, catalogs, catalogs
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Catalog of Dutch enterprise Merkelbach and Co that offers various lanterns (sciopticons) in several sizes and accessories such as light sources (pages 3-30). On pages 31-51, some lantern slides are mentioned with an emphasis on moving and slipping slides, but this is not a complete list of lantern slides in stock of Merkelbach. In the second section ('Optische Afdeeling'), the catalogue lists other optical devices for education, toy and application such as microscopes, stereoscopes, magnifying...
Topics: magic lantern, catalogs, optical devices, toys, electricity
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This catalogue offers several optical devices - cameras, objectives, magic lanterns, film projectors, Röntgen-lamps as well as all kinds of accessories (chemicals for developing photographs, colors, bags for storage, special lamps). It also contains three pages of magic lantern slide sets that the enterprise had in stock. Almost every item is illustrated, which gives a good idea on how the objects looked like. To learn more about magic lanterns and lantern slides, visit the Lucerna Magic...
Topics: catalogs, magic lantern, photography, optical devices
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Dating based on type of kinematagraph in illustration and first known use of address. The 'Prijscourant No. 1' offers several magic lanterns ('sciopticons'), kinematographs and light sources. Almost all items are illustrated. Accessories contain objectives, mechanical lantern slides, colours, storage boxes and films for children. Pages 28-51 offer different optical devices (camera obscura, binoculars, microscopes) as well as miniature steam engines of various types and mechanical toys....
Topics: magic lantern, projection, catalogs, optical devices, toys
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by Merkelbach & Co.
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Merkelbach & Co. of Amsterdam was a relevant publisher of visual educative material. This catalog advertises stereoscopic images for use in Dutch schools. The series in this catalog show geographical views as well as a serie on Dutch birds  (Nederlandsche Vogels en hunne nesten) by J.P. Thijsse.
Topics: education, stereoscope
Catalogue of Dutch lantern and slide producer, camera equipment seller and photograph C.A.P. Ivens of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Thic catalogue lists lantern hardware, cinematographs, images on film strips and lantern slides. Its list contains geographical slides of the Netherlands and the Dutch Colonies (Indonesia, at that tiem Dutch East Indies), Bible stories and a series of animals in the Zoo of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. C.A.P. Ivens was one of the main sellers and producers of lantern...
Topics: magic lantern, lantern slides, projection, projection apparatus, cinematography
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by Leiden, NL: Cinema en Theater
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Issue of Dutch film and theater magazine, published in Leiden. This weekly magazine changed names several times. It was launched on 08 Feb, 1918 as De filmwereld [ Film World ] and continued under this name until the end of 1920. At the beginning of 1921 it became Cinema en theater and the numbering restarted from Year 1, No. 1, continuing up until the end of 1923 (Year 3, No. 156). As of the beginning of 1924, it was retitled Het weekblad cinema en theater [ Cinema and Theatre Weekly ] (Year...
Topics: Motion Pictures, Fan Magazine, Theater, Silent Film
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by Leiden, NL: Cinema en Theater
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Issue of Dutch film and theater magazine, published in Leiden. This weekly magazine changed names several times. It was launched on 08 Feb, 1918 as De filmwereld [ Film World ] and continued under this name until the end of 1920. At the beginning of 1921 it became Cinema en theater and the numbering restarted from Year 1, No. 1, continuing up until the end of 1923 (Year 3, No. 156). As of the beginning of 1924, it was retitled Het weekblad cinema en theater [ Cinema and Theatre Weekly ] (Year...
Topics: Motion Pictures, Fan Magazine, Theater, Silent Film
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by Gebr. Zaalberg
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Catalog of Magic Lantern Slides from Dutch producer or reseller Gebr. Zaalberg (Zaalberg Bros.). The list comprises of lantern slide sets for children, geographic lectures, Christian religion and World War I. More information on Gebr Zaalberg an digital images of slides advertised in this catalog are available on the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource, http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1001590
Topics: magic lantern, lantern slides, catalog, Netherlands
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by Leiden, NL: Cinema en Theater
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Issue of Dutch film and theater magazine, published in Leiden. This weekly magazine changed names several times. It was launched on 08 Feb, 1918 as De filmwereld [ Film World ] and continued under this name until the end of 1920. At the beginning of 1921 it became Cinema en theater and the numbering restarted from Year 1, No. 1, continuing up until the end of 1923 (Year 3, No. 156). As of the beginning of 1924, it was retitled Het weekblad cinema en theater [ Cinema and Theatre Weekly ] (Year...
Topics: Motion Pictures, Fan Magazine, Theater, Silent Film
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by Leiden, NL: Cinema en Theater
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Issue of Dutch film and theater magazine, published in Leiden. This weekly magazine changed names several times. It was launched on 08 Feb, 1918 as De filmwereld [ Film World ] and continued under this name until the end of 1920. At the beginning of 1921 it became Cinema en theater and the numbering restarted from Year 1, No. 1, continuing up until the end of 1923 (Year 3, No. 156). As of the beginning of 1924, it was retitled Het weekblad cinema en theater [ Cinema and Theatre Weekly ] (Year...
Topics: Motion Pictures, Fan Magazine, Theater, Silent Film
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by Leiden, NL: Cinema en Theater
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Issue of Dutch film and theater magazine, published in Leiden. This weekly magazine changed names several times. It was launched on 08 Feb, 1918 as De filmwereld [ Film World ] and continued under this name until the end of 1920. At the beginning of 1921 it became Cinema en theater and the numbering restarted from Year 1, No. 1, continuing up until the end of 1923 (Year 3, No. 156). As of the beginning of 1924, it was retitled Het weekblad cinema en theater [ Cinema and Theatre Weekly ] (Year...
Topics: Motion Pictures, Fan Magazine, Theater, Silent Film
Source: Physical Copy