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stereopticon

(stĕrēŏp`tĭkən), 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. The stereopticon combines two or three magic lanterns to focus, in the same area of light on the screen or wall, dissolving views or combinations of images.
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As well, they could obtain this equipment from Sigmund Lubin, the Philadelphia-based producer of motion pictures and manufacturer of movie exhibition equipment, including the Cineograph, a combination camera and projector, and from Sears, Roebuck, and Company, the Chicago-based mail-order retailer, which had just launched a department called "Public Entertainment Outfits and Supplies." Taking advantage of the increasing interest in motion pictures, (11) Sears, Roebuck, and Company supplied the would-be-exhibitor with all the equipment needed to enter the business, including stereopticons, moving picture projectors, motion pictures, and phonographs, plus scripts of lectures, sets of slides, records, advertising posters, and rolls of tickets.
Moreover, the 1925 standards clarified and broadened the teaching responsibilities of the librarian by mandating that they include an ever-expanding list of audiovisual items for collection development, including cards, pamphlets, newspaper/magazine clippings for vertical files, moving picture films, pictures, stereopticon slides, stereographs, and Victrola records (NEA & ALA 1925).
The Arts, Architecture and brilliant life of England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Rome and Paris, the Italian Lakes, Venice, beautiful Florence, Windsor Castle, and more have been thrown upon canvas through the skilful manipulation of the Stereopticon by Dr.
It's worth noting that when Cameron selects from a wonderful array of old, lovingly preserved black-and-white stereopticon photos of the Titanic, its mechanics and luxuries, the 3-D impact is extraordinary in terms of crispness, expressiveness and a profound sense of time's passage.
And finally, the presence of Uncle Felix's stereopticon adds a third dimension to this world of the image.
There it joined a new generation of devices of optical illusion in the realm of popular entertainment, including the stereopticon and the panorama, those early precursors of 3-D movies and VR-generators, which brought views of natural wonders and distant skylines to everyone.
[86] His son, Nathan, recalled a darkroom; that, and the hundreds of remaining photographs, negatives, and stereopticon slides, indicate that photography was Zeitlin' s expensive hobby.
The notion of the inevitable doom of Indian culture grew out of the young discipline of anthropology, the same discipline that brought stereopticon slides of bare-breasted Indian maidens into the most proper Victorian parlors--pornography in the guise of scholarship (Lyman 56).
These two books might plausibly have been published as a single work, a kind of stereopticon: Johnson and Coates on Nabokov as a lepidopterist who wrote novels, stories, and literary studies of Gogol and Pushkin; Boyd and Pyle on Nabokov as a writer who was a lepidopterist.
The Army became more aggressive in presenting its social program with drama and stereopticon. It improved its organizational efficiency to better fit progressive management ideas.
The Midway displays were located at the northern boundaries of the fairgrounds and featured, among others, the so-called Scenic Railway that transported riders underground and included a representation of the Battle of Manila and the triumphs of Admiral Dewey on the walls of the tunnel, a scaled miniature model of the bombardment of Cuban forces, and, as the historian Robert Rydell has noted, "a spectacular performance, complete with stereopticon slides, music, and fireworks, depicting the passage of the battleship Maine from New York to Havana, the destruction of the ship, and the funeral of the soldiers....
Here a company employee delivered regularly scheduled lectures on Heinz production techniques, complete with seventy-five stereopticon slides of the Pittsburgh factory.