Magic lantern chromatrope slide

Made:
1870
Magic Lantern Chromatrope Slide
      This geared magic lantern slide shows three kaleidoscope patterns in three bands when the handle is turned. Magic Lantern Chromatrope rackwork slide
      This geared magic lantern slide shows three kaleidoscope patterns in three bands when the handle is turned. Chromatrope rackwork magic lantern slide

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Magic Lantern Chromatrope Slide This geared magic lantern slide shows three kaleidoscope patterns in three bands when the handle is turned.
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Magic Lantern Chromatrope rackwork slide This geared magic lantern slide shows three kaleidoscope patterns in three bands when the handle is turned.
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Chromatrope rackwork magic lantern slide
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Chromatrope with three circle pattern.

Magic lantern chromatrope, 1870.

The handle on the side of the chromatrope is linked to internal gears, when it is turned the chromatrope creates a similar pattern to a kaleidoscope. When lit from behind the pattern can be projected onto a wall.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/2391
type:
lantern slide
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • photograph
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford