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The Lucerna database currently contains records for:
- 9,005 slide sets comprising over 263,900 slides...
- ... of which 120,823 individual slides have been listed – including 24,501 with images
- 5,017 people connected with the magic lantern
- 1,647 organisations (companies, institutions and other groups) connected with the magic lantern
- 6,407 lantern-related events (shows, exhibitions, historical events etc.)
- 9,353 locations (cities and towns, villages, individual addresses)
- 145 items of lantern hardware and other artefacts
- private and public collections of magic lantern material
- 10,040 texts connected with the magic lantern
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DISCLAIMER: A small proportion of records in the Lucerna database contain words or images that may be racially or otherwise offensive. They are included here as historical reproductions from a different period with different standards, and do not indicate any support or approval of such attitudes by Lucerna or any associated institutions.
Slide showing Melbourne Docks, Australia
Slide showing hippopotamus