Comprises 11 parts. Part 1 is the Newsletter which contains articles including: 'Professor Pepper's Ghost: six evenings of optical magic at the Old Polytechnic' - a report by Jeremy Fisher on a series of talks at the University of Westminster which had begun in September; a report by Jennifer Utteridge on the Society's autumn meeting on 11 October in London; 'Two panoramas' - reports by John Taylor on the Atlanta cyclorama and Mike Smith on the Raclawice panorama; 'Webchat' by Mark Butterworth, plus an appreciation of lanternist Philip Gallop. Part 2 is the minutes of the business part of the Society's autumn in London. Part 3 is the agenda for the Society's 33rd AGM on 24 January 2009 at The Magic Circle in London. Part 4 gives details of 2009 subscriptions. Part 5 is a Magic Lantern Society Committee nomination form. Part 6 is members' sales and wants No. 53, January 2009. Parts 7-10 relate to the 8th Magic Lantern Convention to be held at the University of Westminster on 17-19 April 2009. Part 11 gives details of a new book - 'The Education of the Eye: History of the Royal Institution 1838-1881' by Brenda Weeden (the Polytechnic Institution was predecessor to the University of Westminster).

Item number 13668
Category Periodical
Type Magic Lantern
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Robert MacDonald (Editor)
Dennis Crompton (Editor)