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due to the manufacture of textiles, decline in the mid twentieth as its factories struggled to compete with cheap imports and now finding its feet again with new industries.
They are then usually mounted in rectangular wooden frames approx.
Magic lanterns of the style shown here were made as early as the 18th century and references to such devices can be found even earlier. It can project a small image about 2 feet by 2 feet (1.5m x 1.5m).
The little 'nursery' magic lantern is powered by a tiny kerosene lamp and was made in Germany by E. Many thanks to John-Henry Collinson for telling me about the nursery lantern.
According to Charles Musser, Huygens had two key innovations for his magic lantern: 1.
Images painted on glass instead of etchings on mirrors. An artificial light source was used instead of the reflection of sunlight.