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Media History Digital Library

The Media History Digital Library provides a dedicated section to digitised Magic Lantern and Lantern Slide Catalogues – access is free and the website can be found here.

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Lucerna is an online resource on the magic lantern. It includes details of slide sets, slide images, readings and other texts related to slide sets, lantern hardware, people and organisations…

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Historical Art of Projection – Beta version here. This project, still on its beta phase, comprises 3 sections (from their website): 1 – eLaterna Archive: The eLaterna Archive makes works…

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The Magic Lantern Society

Website: http://www.magiclantern.org.uk/ The Magic Lantern Society organizes events and publishes material related to the magic lantern. An important resource is their Slide Readings Library, access for members only. From their…

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Zotero Magic Lantern Research Group

You can access the group here. This group provides resources for research on magic lanterns, optical projection, pre-cinema history, the phantasmagoria, and related topics. It includes links to hundreds of…

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