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Person: SCHENAU, J.  (1737-1806)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Johann Eleazar SCHENAU
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
artist and illustrator whose work represented the magic lantern
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 November 1737
born at
23 August 1806
68
died at
Texts linked to this person
Illustration (1)

J. Schenau, ‘[Magic lantern engraving]’ in NMLJ 5.3 (April 1988)

Notes

His name at birth was Johann Eleazar Zeissig; he adopted the name Schenau at an unknown date.

Lucerna ID  6003537

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 June 2015

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