Top Ten Lantern Slide Providers
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Educational Lantern Slide Vendors/Providers

List #2


Note: There are three lists of lantern slide providers:
#1 - The Top Ten Providers, according to this survey
#2 - All of the providers mentioned by the NALSS survey respondents
#3 - A more comprehensive list of lantern slide providers to educational and cultural heritage institutions in the United States and Canada, eg. broader than the NALSS survey.


, see Fratelli Alinari, Florence, Italy

Alpha Motion Picture Co.

Altena, Edward van, 71-79 W. 45th St, New York, NY. Also, Pearl St with John D. Scott, active 1890s-1910s, later?

Alvina Lenke Studios, Chicago, IL

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

American Colony

Anderstrom, L. L.

Archives Photographiques, Paris

Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University

Army Medical Museum, Washington, D.C.

Audubon Society, National


Bertrand & Co.

Beseler Lantern Slide Co., New York, NY

Blattner, Henry

Bond, George, Chicago, Il. See also Moore & Bond

Bonfils, Adrien, French, active 1861-1929

Braun, Clement & Cie, French

Briggs Co., American, active 1868-1930

Bureau of University Travel, Boston, MA

Burton, Edgar S., Boston, MA


Carpenter & Westley, London, England

Chicago Slide Co., 6 E. Lake St., Chicago, IL

Chicago Transparency Co., Chicago, IL. active ca 1920s

Color Slides Cooperative, Princeton NJ. used Raymond Art Service, NY

Collyer, F. L.

Conrad, J. J. Marcy

Cooley, Arthur S., Auburndale, MA


Depue, Morgan & Co.,1117 Pine St., Seattle, WA

Detroit Photographic & Publishing Co., American, active 1880-1920

Desboutin, J


The Edmonston Co., Cleveland, OH.

Edward L. Wilson Advertising Slide Co. see Wilson, Edward L.


Flamm, Roy, California photographer, active 1950s

Frances Mayer see Yale University

Frick Collection


German Arch. Inst.

"German Museum"

Gillette Advertising Co., Kansas City, Missouri



Hall, T., Boston, MA

Handy, A.D., Boston, MA. active ca. 1909+

Harbach, Theo J.

Harris, Chas. K.

Hartt (Gould W?)

Hawkes, Joseph, Joseph Hawkes Studio, New York, NY

Hawroth, John Col

Hill Photo

Holmes & Deats, E.R. Deats?


Imperial Dry Plate Co., bought Gem Dry Plate Co.


Jackson, W. H.

Jocobus, John

Johnson, James J.


Keystone View Co. , founded by B.L. Singleton. American, active 1890s-1940s

Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, Tokyo


Lawrence, W. H. & B. S. Turpin

Lenke, Alvina, see Alvina Lenke Studios, Chicago, IL

Levy et ses Fils, Photographes, Editeurs,25 rue Louis-le-Grand, also 44 rue Letellier, Paris, active 1850s-1880s


Marburg, see Bildarchiv Photo Marburg

Marshaw Slide Co., Kansas City, MO

Maryland Photo Stock / Photo Stock Co., see also J. Sussman Photo Stock Co., Baltimore, MD.

Massiot (Gaston) et Compagnie, 15 Boul. des Filles, Paris. Also known as Radiguet & Massiot and as Projections Milteni

Mayer, Francis, see Yale University

McAllister, T.H., 49 Nassau St., NY, active 1890s +. Also known as T. H. McCallister-Keller Co. Inc., 176 Fulton St., NY active 1917-1942

McIntosh Stereopticon Co., Chicago, IL


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

Moore, Bond & Co., see also Bond, George, Chicago, IL



National Picture Service Inc.

National Studios, Inc.

Newton & Co. Fleet St, and Museum St, London, active 1880s-1920s

Novelty Slides Inc., 209 W. _____, active 1910s


Omnium Photo, Paris

Osule Photographic Co., Boston, MA


Pacific Stereopticon Co.

Pancoast, Charles R.

Perfection Slide, 79-83 Fifth Ave., New York, NY, active 1900s-1920s

Photo Mas


Raad, C., Photographer
Radiguet et Massiot Lantern Slide Publishers, see Massiot

Rau Art Studios, William H. Rau

Raymond Art Services, Andes, NY. See also Color Cooperative Slides. Also known as Raymond and Raymond

Roberts & Fellows, 1125 Chestnut St., Philadelpha, PA, active 1880s-1890s

Roy & Keith, Lantern Slide Makers Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Schaefer & Sons

Sommer and Sons, Naples

Soule, John P. Art Publishing Co. , also Photograph Co., 338 Washinton St., Boston, MA

Spence, Allison, Northampton, MA. Slides say "Made by Allison Spence"

Stereopticon & Film Exchange, Chicago, IL

Stewart, M. S., Oakland, CA. Possibly a producer, not a photographer

Stiller Co., Green Bay, WI

Stoedtner, Franz, Dr. , Berlin, active 20th century

Sussman, J. Photo Stock Co., see also Maryland Photo Stock Co, Baltimore, MD.

Swain, G. R. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


TAM, Inc., San Francisco, CA


Taurgo Slides, A Photographic Archive of Art History. Various locations: 154 E. 82nd St, 152 W. 65th St., 58 Park Ave., New York, NY

Thurston, John H., Boyleston St., Boston, MA

Tsurubuchi, H., Tokyo

Turpin, B.S., see Lawrence, W.H. & B. S. Turpin


Underwood & Underwood, American, active 1880s-1940s

University Prints, made by Max Keller, Cambridge, MA

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Van Altena, Edward, see Altena, Edward van

Vester & Co. see American Colony Photographers, Jerusalem


William, Brown & Earle, Inc., American, active ca 1890s+

Wilson, Edward L. Advertising Slide Co.


Yale University, Francis Mayer

NALSS data. Vendor List #2.
Prepared Summer 2006 by Miriam Nelson.
Revised October 2006 by Maryly Snow.