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Magic lantern slides

Object from: British Library on Flickr Commons.

Date: 1811-25  Place: Unknown  (Accession num: 1986-1392)

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Slides, planets, Saturn, comet, Tail, orbit, stars, Magic lantern, Milky Way, space, planet, planet slides, planet lantern slides, solar system, milkey way

Headline: Made by a Dutchman

Summary: A magic lantern - also known as a Laterna Magica - is an early form of image projector invented in Europe in the mid-seventeenth century by Christiaan Huygens. Huygens was a Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist. He also wrote an early form of science fiction.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Huygens

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