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Projector Manufactured by John Lizars

Description

This projector was manufactured by John Lizars, one of the founders of Black and Lizars opticians. Lizars set up the first J Lizars Opticians in Glasgow in 1830, with the practice eventually expanding across the city. Not only did he manufacture spectacles for eyewear, he also made other optical instruments, such as telescopes, microscopes, and projectors.

Creator

John Lizars

Date

c. 1800s-1900s

Identifier

2003/75

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 46 cm

Materials

glass; metal

Projector Manufactured by John Lizars

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 46 cm

Materials

glass; metal

Files

2003.75_projector 10.jpg
2003.75_projector 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

John Lizars, “Projector Manufactured by John Lizars,” Heritage, accessed December 10, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/36.