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The Magic of the Lantern According to the Old Projectionist

by The Old Projectionist

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Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10897940M
    ISBN 100759621934
    ISBN 109780759621930

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They say; Introduced in the 's, the magic lantern was the earliest form of slide projector and has a long and fascinating history. The first magic lanterns were illuminated by candles, but as technology evolved they were lit by kerosene, limelight, carbon arc, and electric light.

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Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Magic Lantern study guide and get instant access to the following. Analysis; You'll also get access to more than. (Left) Various 18th century versions of the Magic Lantern.

Much more than a simple projector, multi layered slides, and multiple lamps were used in combination. Many of the painted slide images had moving parts, so eyes could roll in their sockets, and mouths could open and close, along with other various effects.

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The Magic Lantern by Timothy Garton Ash is an account of the collapse of the communist regimes in a number of eastern European nations inwhich is largely told from a personal perspective. Still, the magic lantern didn’t completely disappear: According to a press release, the slide projectors popularized during the midth century trace their origins to the Victorian device.

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