Forward; essay on natural magic and the development of the lantern and on Paul Hoffmann. This is followed by a series of slides on landscape and architecture; the creation, the growth of life etc; geology, vulcanology and Pompeii; expeditions to the North Pole, 1845 - 1859; Egypt ancient and modern; journey to inner Africa; Siberia and central Asia; the wanderings of Odysseus; Dante's Divine Comedy; Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelungen. These series are all illustrated in full colour. Part two of the item is a publisher's flyer for the book.

Item number 46204
Category Book
Type Magic Lantern
Dimensions length 306mm; breadth 234mm; thickness 27mm
Language German
Country of origin Germany
Related people Detlev Hoffmann (author)
Almut Junker (author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection