Merkelbach Prijscourant No. 1 c. 1909 [circa 1909]

Dating based on type of kinematagraph in illustration and first known use of address. The 'Prijscourant No. 1' offers several magic lanterns ('sciopticons'), kinematographs and light sources. Almost all items are illustrated. Accessories contain objectives, mechanical lantern slides, colours, storage boxes and films for children. Pages 28-51 offer different optical devices (camera obscura, binoculars, microscopes) as well as miniature steam engines of various types and mechanical toys. Merkelbach& Co. was one of the largest suppliers of visual material for education and entertainment in the Netherlands. To learn more about the slide production of Merkelbach and Co, visit the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource

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