Search for an event

The Lucerna database includes records for many types of event, for example:

  • details of lantern events (lectures, shows, exhibitions etc.) known to have taken place at a given time and location
  • historical events (royal and ceremonial events, wars, accidents and disasters etc.) shown in slide images
  • historical events (as above) referred to or described in slide sets or related texts


Characters in event title: (enter a string of text or leave blank)
Date of event:
(for a single year, enter the same value twice)
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Type of event:
Event location
   Town or city:
   Suburb, district etc.:
   County, state or region:
Person associated with the event:
Organisation associated with the event:
Events in series: