"They may have been used by the station masters to give public magic lantern slide
shows, which would have been a big event in a rural village at that time."
Indeed, if "the movies" describes a cinematic century, one encompassing film, television, video, digital imaging, lantern slide
shows and other projections, photo essays, illustrated magazines, postcards, chronophotographs, etc.--that is, the very objects that constitute the picture industry suggested by "Picture Industry"--then Panofsky's provocation is self-evident.
The hyalotype lantern slide
was created in one of two processes, either contact or reduction prints.
Roberts obliged by showing a lantern slide
of his three-hour exposure of the starry nebular complex NGC 2264, which surrounds the 4.6-magnitude star 15 Monocerotis.
The use of hyalotypes with the Magic Lantern projector resulted in the informal, yet better-known name lantern slides
. Early lantern slides
were made using albumen to coat the glass plates; a wet-collodion coating was developed shortly thereafter, followed by a dry colloid that enabled lantern slide
kits to be mass produced for amateur use.
Drebbel probably used some form of camera obscura device since current research suggests that the invention of the magic lantern slide
projector did not occur until the middle of the seventeenth century.
Structured like different-length threads of a delicate (though frayed) twine, each chapter maintains a specific focus--whether the panorama craze of the 1850s, the career of notable showman Albert Smith or the later competition between moving panoramas and photographic magic lantern slide
shows--while tracing the moving panorama's diachronic and synchronic transformations and particularities.
Among several photographs of Ruskin and her father, the 1893 lantern slide
of John Ruskin and Henry W.
Each lantern slide
's reference number was repeatedly listed under the various academic disciplines with which they could be included--match-ups that often can't be justified without impressive stretches of logic.
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.
My artist wife drew the images for the lantern slide
. A Victorian magic lantern was loaded with the slide, then placed behind the gable window.
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.