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A rare Jean Schoenner 16½" German magic lantern

Estimate: $1,500


Lot Description

A rare Jean Schoenner 16½" German magic lantern, tin body, chromed adjustable lens housing, tall chimney, named to plaque on front. In vintage fitted box with numerous slides including a wood framed manual wind kaleidoscopic example. Note: this' Laterna Magica' was used for demonstrations in schools and universities with pupils being taught the world picture from a German perspective.