TURN OF THE CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHER JOHN H. BESIDES BEING A PUBLISHED AUTHOR OF NUMEROUS BOOKS, MR. THURSTON SERVED AS SECRETARY OF THE BOSTON CAMERA CLUB; FOUNDED IN 1881.
A CELEBRATED PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER, HE WAS ALSO RENOWNED FOR HIS PHOTOGRAPHIC AND MAGIC LANTERN IMAGES OF MAGICIAN HARRY HOUDINI ESCAPING FROM VARIOUS CONFINEMENTS. This set of vintage magic lantern slides is a true gem for collectors of antique photographic images. The slides come in their original case and feature wonderful original art images, making them perfect for display or use with an antique projector. With 20 glass slides in total, this set is a rare find for those interested in the art of magic lantern projection. The slides are part of an antique collection and have been well-preserved over the years, making them a valuable addition to any collection.
Each slide showcases a unique classic art installation from around the world and is sure to impress any collector of antique photographic images. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history with this rare set of vintage magic lantern slides.