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For more information about Lantern Slides see

https://siarchives.si.edu/blog/understanding-magic-lantern and
What can be seen by lantern light?


Permission for reproduction of images under copyright has been granted by the Uniting Church Frontier Services and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, NSW Branch.

My thanks to Dr Sue Whyte, Dr Tania Colwell, Dr Karen Downing and Susie Russell (National Library of Australia) for helpful comments about drafts of this essay.