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Wheel of Life magic lantern slide, British, 1870s.

Important Magic Lantern Slide known as " the wheel of life" English Lantern Slide, patented by Thomas Ross in 1869 and 1871. The discs were rotated during projection to obtain a moving image, long before the existence of cinematography. In this example, a person is seen climbing up and down a ladder.
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Wheel of Life magic lantern slides


1840 - 1859


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