The Optical Magic Lantern Journal (August 1891)

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THE OPTICAL MAGIC LANTERN JOURNAL — AND PHOTOGRAPHIC ENLARGER. EDITED BY J. HAY TAYLOR. Entered at utioners' Hall. Vol. 2.—No. 27. [s AUGUST 1], 1891. Price One Penny. CONTENTS. paar. PAGE Notes... » 133 The Good ‘lemplar Van and Lantern... 13S Inside a Regulator_No. 3... 34a, Pee ee On Colouring Dry Plate Hand-Cameras for Obtaining Slides for the Lantern— Lantern Slides with Aniline INOS: cis ia see bee eee ASE Colours... 0 we . 138 How I became a Lanternist Editorial Table. . 139! —VI, wk we oe ee ve 185 Society Meetings ... . 139 The Lucigraph — A New Correspondence we 140 Marine Signal ... .., 0... 136 Notes and Queries. ws 140 Colouring Lantern Slides— NO, 25 ess. sas ase det ever 136 CoxTENTS or No. 26. Notes—Inside a Regulator —Hand-Cameras for Obtaining Slides for the Lantern (No. 14)—My Experience with the Oxygen-Ether Light and Scott’s Benzoline Saturator—A Mixing Jet—Oxygen for Bottle and Hydrogen (House Gas) from the main— How I became a Lanternist (V.)—An. Illuminated Fountain, and how to make it—Colouring Lantern Slides (No. 1)—Useful Hints for Operators— Editorial Table—Correspondence (Ether-Oxygen Light in Africa—Ether Saturators—Holiday Homes—Excess of Ether: A Cause of Pops with a Saturator)— Notes and Queries. Notices. THE Optical Magic Lantern Journal and Photographic Enlarger is issucd on the ist of every month, price One Penny, and may be obtained from all Newsvendors, Railway News Stalls, Photographic Dealers, or from the Publishers, at the following rates, post free :— Continental. United States. 12 months 1/6 2)60 cents. Single copies... -/1h ... -/2 a. «6 Advertisements (Scale of Charzes), displayed :— ” s. d. Front and back pages, by arrangement. Ordinary page, facing matter(whole) ... 3.00 34 is 2 « (half) oo... 14g o i: a5 _ +++ (quarter)... © 0 0 ‘i 7 _ (eighth) ... 10 0 1% ‘i per © inch in column ..,. 6 oO ” ” w 2 oy » eee 3.0 Special quotations for a series. Exchange Column, General Wants, &c. (not Trade)— First 20 words, 6d.; and for every 3 additional words, Id. Advertisements must reach the office not later than the 24th of each month. All cheques and postal orders to be made payable to Taylor Brothers. Editorial communications must be addressed, The Editor; advertisements and business communications to Taylor brothers, care of the Publishers, Dorset Works, Salistury ‘Square, Fleet Street, London, E.C. American Agents :—The International News Co., 83 and 85, Duane Street, New York City. Notes. '“THe Great Light Entertainment " is the latest ern show. American name for a popular lant * * * From the 6th to the rith ult., the Temperance _ Van Mission held a Bazaar in the Holborn Town Hall, in order to obtain funds for building more magic lantern vans. The result was very Satisfactory, and two more vans will be sent out shortly. On another page we givean illustration of the style of caravan used by this Temperance Society. * * 2 Tue. International Photographic Exhibition, Leeds, will be open from Dec. 7, 1891, to Jan. 9, 1892. * * * Messrs. Mawson AnD SWan supply (free) a neat exposure note-book, divided off for the following particulars :—No. of slide, hour, stop, exposure, light, and subject. x * Tue Fifty-ninth Annual Exhibition of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society will be heid at Falmouth, on the 25thinst. “All work sent for competition in the Photographic Depart ment must have been executed within the last eighteen months. iad » * THE Band of Hope Union possesses five sets of dissolving view lanterns; these when not engaged are employed for giving free entertainments in workhouses and schools * * * CotoneL Drvenrortu has started for Texas, where he intends making experiments as to the feasibility of producing rain in arid regions by exploding balloons, charged with oxygen and hydrogen, at a considerable height in the air. Tests will also be made in exploding dynamite attached to the tails of huge kites, in connection with the theory that rain may be produced by concussion caused by powerful explosives in midair. The dynamite will be exploded in the same imanner as the balloons—namely, by a slender