Magic Lantern Slide: Wizard Island

This is one of three Magic Lantern Slides I currently own. The location, Wizard Island in Oregon’s Crater Lake, looks much the same now as it did over one hundred years ago when it was photographed.

Magic Slide Wizard Island

As far as I know this is the earliest photo of Crater Lake and specifically the old cinder cone now known as Wizard Island. The exact date is unknown, but likely in the 1860 to 1880 time frame. Nor is the photographer known as far as I can tell. The slide is #14103 of those produced by Keystone View Company Studios. There is no further information other then that.

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