Speaker: Rene and Allan Marriott – A Sussex Magic Lantern Show and A Royal Photographer Revealed 230509

Event Details

Unusually for our speakers Rene & Alan are not showing a single image that they have taken. Instead we are to get a treat of Victorian and Edwardian images delivered in period costume and with period equipment.
Bring the family as guests for a magic lantern treat!

Two shows compiled from their huge slide collection, all shown using original Victorian magic lanterns

Our county of Sussex

through the eyes of early photographer Ellis Kelsey (1866 – 1939)

Slides by Victorian photographer, Alexander Lamont Henderson (1838 – 1907)

photographer to Queen Victoria
early member of Royal Photographic Society

Brighton Beach by Alexander Lamont Henderson (1892)
Collectors of magic lanterns and magic lantern slides

Members of the Magic Lantern Society of Great Britain for over thirty years

Allan is a life-long photographer; Rene, a keen Sussex local historian. Both their families have lived in Sussex for several generations.