Magic lantern shows
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The English coffee house in Amsterdam, with people trading shares; with vignettes showing the rise and fall of the share price boom of 1720. Etching, ca. 1720.Date: [1720?]Reference: 812076iPart of: Groote tafereel der dwaasheid.
Investors optimistically seek the protection of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, in the Dutch financial crisis of 1720, while others are irreversably ruined. Etching, 1720.Date: [1720?]Reference: 816028iPart of: Groote tafereel der dwaasheid.
A chariot driven by Folly and pulled by speculative trading companies displays a figure of Fortune corrupting honest trade. Etching by B. Picart, ca. 1720.Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733Date: [1720?]Reference: 812283iPart of: Groote tafereel der dwaasheid.
Children watching a magic lantern show. Coloured lithograph.Date: [between 1800 and 1899]Reference: 12082iPart of: Spooner's protean views
Peking, Pechili province, China: a magic lantern show. Photograph by John Thomson, 1869.Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921Date: 1869Reference: 17424i