The Optical Magic Lantern Journal (November 1901)

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WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE ‘‘LANTERN WORLD.” Vol. 12.—No. 146. Price 2d., Post-free 3d. NOVEMBER, rgol. CONTENTS. PAGR Notes $6 RE Gis a sete a! wie ghey as “ate, cakes ov ee BT Some Improvements in Optical Projection... .. .. 2. .. 88 Shadowgram or Silhouette Slides.--No. XXVIL.. .. 0. 0. BF Some Principles of Cinematographic Machines... .. .. .. 86 Wet Collodion Lantern Slide Making.—No,I. ..0.. 0 .. .. 87 Concerning 'I'wo Remunerative Callings =... 2. 0. 0. ee BB The Late Mr, WR. Hill. os oe ee ee aes 90 A Grumble a 90 Vagaries and Variations of a Popular Taste in Lantern Wixhibitions .. 6. 6. wk ke ee we) ote cate, ere “GL Colouring Lantern Slides 2. 06. wk uk ee ee ee ee ee WB New Apparatus .. 06. 6. eee eee ee ee ee ee ae Correspondence .. 6. ke ee ce ee ee ee ee ne Notes and Queries 1.06. 6. ck cece ee ee ee ee ee 96 NOTICES. Tux Optical Magic Lantern Journal and Photographic Enlarger is issued on the 1st of each month during the Lantern Season, October to March, price Two Pence, and may be obtained from all Newsvendors, Railway News Stalls, Photographic Dealers, or from the Publishers, at the following rates, post free :— Per Annum, 1/6. United States, 40 cents. Exonance Column, General Wants, &o. (not Trade) — First 20 words, 6d.; and for every 3 additional words, ld. SMALL ADVERTISEMENTS must reach the office not later than the first post on the 24th of the month. All cheques and postal orders to be made payable to the Magic Lantern Journal Company, Limited. EpDITORIAL communications must be addressed, THE EDITOR, Advertisements and business communications to THE MAGIC LANTERN JOURNAL COMPANY, Ltd., 9a, Carthusian Street, London, E.C. American Agents:—The International News Co., 83 and 85, Duane Street, New York City. Tintern Abbey.—A paragraph has lately ; been going the round of the papers to the effect i: that permission to photograph in Tiatern Abbey ' had been withdrawn. We learn, on the autho; rity of the Chairman of H.M. Woods and Forests, that this is untrue, and that permission to photograph has not been withdrawn. ee Rood bead Wealthy People and their Debts.—lIn the Court of Bankruptcy a few weeks ago a portrait artist complained that his present position was brought about owing to inability to recover two claims each for £1,000 from the Shah of Persia and Li Hung Chaug for painting their portraits. ~ & cod Slides for Strange Subjects.— A wellknown writer once said ‘‘ Taking into considera| tion the numerous subjects which have been discoursed upon under the heading of lectures, there has never been one which could not have been better elucidated had the lecturer provided himself with some lantern slides, the better to bring home certain points, for no matter the subject, illustrations, or at least word slides can be prepared suitable to the subject.” ‘' About j a fortnight ago,’ writes a ‘ Reader from