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, optical projection instrument making multiple use of the magic lantern. The magic lantern uses lenses to throw on a screen a magnified image from a transparent slide or from an opaque object such as a photograph or the page of a book.
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magic lantern

an early type of slide projector
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Gerald Gabb, editor of the Minerva Swansea History Journal, said: "A little antique shop in Fishguard turned up several boxes of glass slides from about 1900 and the magic lantern which projected them.
Although the exact origin of the magic lantern is uncertain, what is clear is that the projection of hand painted glass images on walls was already a couple centuries old when the magic lantern became popular in the mid-nineteenth century.
And I started thinking about the art of projection and looking back on this history--the time of the magic lantern, huge panoramas, camera obscuras, populist spectacles--because that was essentially what I was creating.
"Magic Lantern Tales uses real memories to bring back to life the humanity rather than the brutality of war", said Ian McMillan, "and the second half especially shines a light on the often-forgotten joy of the early twentieth century."
The strength of the ACV is demonstrated by the Magic Lantern. Under normal planning procedure this pub would have been closed and converted to retail use 12 months ago.
Once you do that, you should bring up the Magic Lantern menu by pressing the delete key.
It doubles as a magic lantern because of an extra lens - seen here in one of my own photographs - which, although converted to electricity, would have had an oil lamp inside.
Magic lantern empire; colonialism and society in Germany.
Odeon Wrexham (Sun) MAN ON A LEDGE (12A) Tywyn Magic Lantern (Sun-Thu) MR POPPER''S PENGUINS (PG) Llandudno Cineworld (Sat) NEW YEAR''S EVE (12A) Odeon Wrexham (Tue) PATAGONIA (15) Denbigh Theatr Twm O''r Nant (Fri) PROJECT X (18) Teenagers Costa and JB throw an epic party for their mate Thomas.
Sihri" (The magic lantern), "Saher Al Nisa" (Women's musician), the plays "Mirati
One alternative is "The Magic Lantern," Lebanon's first and only children's cine club, which commences its second year this weekend and continues over the next nine months at Metropolis Cinema-Sofil.
The club, called Magic Lantern, is targeted at children aged between six and 12 with the aim of creating a passion for cinematic art in the younger generation.