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Person: KIRCHER, Athanasius  (1602-1680)

Biographical summary of this person
Name
Athanasius KIRCHER
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
priest and author of works referring to magic lantern
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1602
born at
unknown location
1680
~77
died at
unknown location
References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 152-153
Willem Tebra, ‘[Book review: Magie lumineuse]’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 12
T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), ‘A brief history of the lantern’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 4
Tony Dugdale, ‘Editorial’ in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 1
Honore Bostel, ‘The magic lantern: a children's toy’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 10
Willem Tebra, ‘The magic lantern of Giovanni da Fontana’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 11
Jacques Ozanam (trans. Charles Hutton), ‘Problems in optics’ in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), p. 2
W. Montague and Ron Morris, ‘Victorian youth and the magic lantern’ in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 2
Lucerna ID  6003609

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 9 August 2012

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