Transformation - Antique and Vintage Cameras

'Les Aventures de Zigomar Nombreuses Transformations'

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Three sets of transformations, fourteen in each set.

Notes:
Retailer's label from Nice.

Morgan's Improved Protean Scenery - No. 5 'Mt Vesuvius as represented at the Surrey Zoological Gardens'

Wm. Morgan

London

England

Image of Morgan's Improved Protean Scenery - No. 5 'Mt Vesuvius as represented at the Surrey Zoological Gardens'

Shows Vesuvius by day and erupting at night. 9 3/8" x 7".

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Morgan's Improved Protean Scenery - No. 6 'The Royal Exchange London'

Wm. Morgan

London

England

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Shows the Exchange by day and at night on fire. Published Feb 5th 1838. 9 " x 6 ".

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Morgan's Improved Protean Scenery - No. 7 'The Great Fall of Niagara'

Wm. Morgan

London

England

Image of Morgan's Improved Protean Scenery - No. 7 'The Great Fall of Niagara'

Shows the falls by day and at night, the steamer Caroline on fire about to drop over the fall on 29th December 1837. Published Feb 24th 1838. 9" x 6 ".

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Morgan's Improved Transparencies

Wm. Morgan

London

England

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Shows the Thames Tunnel with cut-outs for the lamps. 7 " x 5 ".

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Morgan's Improved Transparencies

Wm. Morgan

London

England

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Shows smugglers in a cave with cut-outs for the moon, firelight effect. 7 " x 6".

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Morgan's Improved Transformations - 'The Magic Apple'

Wm. Morgan

London

England

Image of Morgan's Improved Transformations - 'The Magic Apple'

Shows an apple that transforms into a cat's head. Published May 16th 1839. 8 " x 6 ".

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Morgan's Changeable Portraits No. 1 - 'The Duke of Wellington'

Wm. Morgan

London

England

Image of Morgan's Changeable Portraits No. 1 - 'The Duke of Wellington'

Shows the Duke of Wellington that transforms into the Emperor Napoleon when held to light. Published May 18th 1838. 10" x 8 " Priced at 2/-.

Notes:
Address: 25 Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

G.W.'s Transparencies

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Shows a ruined church by a lake at night with cut-out for the moon. 7 " x 5 ".

Notes:
Published by Reeves & Sons, Cheapside; W. Morgan, 64 Hatton Gdn.; T. Fisher, Hanway St.; J. Reynolds, Strand and E. Wilson.

Scriptural Protean Views - No. 1

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Shows 'A view of the Red Sea' that changes to the finding of Moses. 7" x 6 ".

Notes:
Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand. Retailer's label: George, 66 Upper Berkeley St.

Spooner's Transformations - No. 3 'The Transformed Sleepers'

W. Spooner

London

England

Image of Spooner's Transformations - No. 3 'The Transformed Sleepers'

Shows a woman and a cat, when held to the light the woman changes to a Negro and the cat changes colour. 7" x 5 ".

Notes:
Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand.

Spooner's Transformations - No. 6 'Haddon Hall Derbyshire'

W. Spooner

London

England

Image of Spooner's Transformations - No. 6 'Haddon Hall Derbyshire'

7" x 5 ".

Notes:
Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand.

Spooner's Protean Views - No. 16 'The London Mail Obstructed by a Snow Drift'

W. Spooner

London

England

Image of Spooner's Protean Views - No. 16 'The London Mail Obstructed by a Snow Drift'

The scene changes to autumn with a fox chase. 7 " x 6".

Notes:
Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand.

'Some Play on This' - Mystery Silhouette Post Card

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Post card showing a harp, when held to the light the scene changes to a couple kissing with the legend 'Others at This'. E.T.W. Dennis & Sons Ltd. Dennis's Dainty Series.

Post Card

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Post card showing a man's face, when held in one direction the man is frowning when turned upside down the man is smiling. Bamforth & Co. Comic series no. 467. Postal date of 1909.

Camera Obscura

Camera Lucida

Claude Glass

Artist's Filters

Silhouette

Zograscope

Illusion

Multiple Images

Transformation

Panorama

Shadow Puppets

Lithophane

Multi-Faceted Lens

Kaleidoscope

Peep Egg

Zoetrope

Praxinoscope

Flip Books

Miscellaneous