Tri-unial magic lantern

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The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Tri-unial Magic Lantern
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Tri-unial Magic Lantern
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Goodwin Norton Triple lantern. Triunial lantern for 3 1/2 x 3 1/4" slides; lower two lenses missing, 2 mixing, one blowthrough oxyhydrogen limelight jets; star mixers; with hydrogen and oxygen gauges by Beard; previously catalogued as 1990-5036/259. Two lenses missing. Donated by daughter of maker.

This tri-unial lantern, used by the lanternist Charles Goodwin Norton, was possibly made by W Butcher & Sons. The projector is missing two of its three lenses , though it retains its oxyhydrogen limelight jets - two mixing, one blowthrough -, star mixers and hydrogen and oxygen gauges by Beard.

Tri-unial lantern made in 1880, possibly by W Butcher & Sons.

This lantern was used by the lanternist Charles Goodwin Norton, well-known for his spectacular lantern entertainments. Its three lenses enabled the lanternist to produce dissolving views and moving picture effects.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/8601
Materials:
mahogany (wood), brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, iron and rubber (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 1020 mm x 330 mm x 770 mm,
type:
magic lantern
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

Parts

Lens Barrel for Tri-unial magic lantern

Lens Barrel for Tri-unial magic lantern

Lens barrel for Goodwin Norton Triple magic lantern.

Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy)
Object Number:
1990-5036/8601/1
type:
lens barrel
Beard's hydrogen gauge

Beard's hydrogen gauge

Beard's hydrogen gauge for Tri-unial magic lantern.

Object Number:
1990-5036/8601/2
type:
gauges
Beard's oxygen gauge for Tri-unial magic lantern

Beard's oxygen gauge for Tri-unial magic lantern

Beard's oxygen gauge for Tri-unial magic lantern.

Object Number:
1990-5036/8601/3
type:
gauges