Metal-bodied magic lantern used to project images onto a screen by artificial light. Etched onto the lantern is "Ensign Optoscope No.6". The three main parts of the lantern are the body, illuminant and optical system. The brass body is the largest component in the case with the lens attached. There are two additional lens elements as well as two metal elements used as attachments/ holding the lenses. A bulb is also present to illuminate the slides, as well as a wooden sliding frame to hold the slides. The lantern has a tilting stand. Made in England around the early 1900s.

Item number 99265
Category Magic Lantern
Type Magic Lantern
Language English
Country of origin England