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shine a light on me

Toronto. Projectors predate both photography and electricity. Called magic lanterns, they were often used by both magicians and charlatans. There are even people today who collect magic lanterns and slides (the Magic Lantern Society was formed about the same time … Continue reading

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Magic Lantern Society April 2017 Newsletter

Toronto.  I haven’t seen a Magic Lantern Society newsletter for some time now. Les Jones has thoughtfully sent along the April 2017 newsletter. The full name of the group is “The Magic Lantern Society of the United States and Canada“. … Continue reading

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Newsletter 12-10

I think you will agree that our new editor of the newsletter, David Bridge,  did himself well with this extravagant and colourful eleven page issue. The issue announces this month’s speaker, PHSC member and article contributor,  Professor Lindsay Lambert of … Continue reading

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