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lantern slide

n
(Photography) (formerly) a photographic slide for projection, used in a magic lantern
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lan′tern slide`


n.
a slide or transparency for projection by a slide projector or magic lantern.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.lantern slide - a transparency mounted in a framelantern slide - a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector
transparency, foil - picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector
positive - a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
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They are pictured making railway station clocks in one of 60 early 20th century glass lantern slides which provide a window into the now long-lost way of life of the railways.
They are pictured making railway station clocks in one of 60 early-20th-century glass lantern slides which provide a window into the now long-lost way of life of the railways.
The images have been selected from a collection of over 1,500 glass negatives and lantern slides held by the Society, of which 450 have recently been scanned with excellent results.
The city was sitting on a treasure trove of photographic material, amounting to an estimated three million items including original prints, negatives, lantern slides, albums and books illustrated with original photographs.
In the early twentieth century, there were many presenters who used magic lanterns and their glass lantern slides to illustrate dialogue of distant lands, exotic animals, travelogues, etc.
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.
They are reproduced from glass lantern slides in the Tolson Museum's collection.
This had been the industry standard for lantern slides in the United States and in mainland Europe from the middle of the nineteenth century, following the introduction of the photographic slide.
Now, drawing heavily on a trove of recently acquired prints and lantern slides, the Philadelphia Museum presents Strand not as a revanchist who retreated from.
The author, in the course of an interesting paper, illustrated by lantern slides, traced the extent of the Gippsland Lakes, which were formerly estuaries of rivers, but had become lakes by the action of sand-dunes, which still continue to form along their seaward margins.
Along with photos, books, magazines and journals of the period, the exhibit features examples of the era's imposing wooden camera equipment -- gardening photography required serious biceps -- along with a few original lantern slides.