LIGHT FANTASTIC: Magic lantern slide
1900 - 1925 RABBITING ON: John Wesley (Untitled) Falling Alice 1928 acrylic on paper AUTHOR: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) ORIGINAL: The original manuscript of Alice in Wonderland Images courtesy of The British Library COLOURFUL: Paul Laffoley's Alice Pleasance Liddell, 1968 [umlaut] Kent Fine Art, New York
Consider a firsthand example: I just purchased a lantern slide
showing a Key West, Florida, dock covered with living green turtles, turned upon their backs, awaiting shipment to New York City's food markets.
For the event, the Penn State Mont Alto Library also will have a display of items from the early days of the school, including some old hand tied-fishing flies made by Mont Alto students and images from the Mira Lloyd Dock Glass Lantern Slide
Collection of the Caledonia area taken in the late 1890s and early 1900s.
The main topic of the meeting was a lantern slide
lecture given by an enterprising Icelandic explorer.
The image of the farmer as the salt of the earth, independent son of the soil, and child of nature is a sort of lantern slide
projected over the image of the farmer as simpleton, hick, or redneck.
In creating his lantern slide
narrative, The Road to the Isles, Wilson had to negotiate the contemporary unruliness of crofters, acknowledge their often desperate poverty, and realize that distress and discontent were an unavoidable facet of the Highlands and islands landscape.
The main topic of the first meeting was a lantern slide
lecture given by an enterprising Icelandic explorer and the society now meets every Wednesday from September to June at Great Barr War Memorial Hall.
Second, positive imagery of firemen was disseminated not only by the fine arts, but also by popular culture--the emerging mass media of prints, photograph, book and magazine illustrations, trade cards, magic lantern slide
shows, cinema and advertising.
Then I bought a Victorian lantern slide
of a convict ship on the River Tyne and wondered if I could enlarge it.
Ernie Biddle knew that I was a lantern slide
collector and if they had some in an auction that didn't sell they would offer them to me.
You can create your own magic lantern slide
and there's a selection of popular Victorian toys to play with.
This setup will work effectively as a metaphor for photographic projection itself, in which a small-scale original (a magic lantern slide
or a strip of film) reappears blown-up to monumental size on an opposite flat surface.