DescriptionAn English Oak Magic Lantern Walking Stick, late 19th century
34 inches (86.4 cm)
Property from the Collection of Mr. Kenneth W. Davis, Fort Worth, Texas
The handle untwists in two parts and the top slides up to reveal a projector mechanism for viewing the handpainted slides housed in the interior of the shaft, the overall ending on a metal ferrule and heel.
Stable structure, patina to metal consistent with age, interior chip to glass on handle viewer only partially visible, five slides with some minor loss to paint, good variety of painted scenes.
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