A Centennial Salute to Cinema
Magic Lantern Broadsides
(Left to Right)
Advertisement for "5th Annual Tour of B.A. Bamber's Great
Dime Show & Grand Steroptical Dissolving Views" a 19th century magic lantern show.
Advertisement for a joint lantern and motion picture show,
"Our New Possessions" (post Spanish American War, ca. 1900).
Advertisement for "Grand Illusion Lecture. The Light and
of a Great City" (New York City), a 19th century magic lantern show.
Photos by Larry Gates
Copyright 1995 Smithsonian Institution