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Optics--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Homer and Betty Peabody Magic Lantern Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0480
Scope and Contents The Homer and Betty Peabody Magic Lantern Collection (1800-2006) contains forty-two magic lanterns, approximately five thousand glass slides, as well as material related to the Peabody's membership in the Magic Lantern societies of the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, and their collecting activities and interests. The collection documents the development of lantern technology and glass slides as well as its diverse usage.  The majority of the collection...
Dates: 1800-2006; Majority of material found in 1880-1920