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Person: ROBERTSON, Etienne Gaspard  (1763-1837)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Etienne Gaspard ROBERTSON
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
phantasmagoria and lantern performer
Main period of activity
N/A
Other internet resources
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
15 June 1763
born at
2 July 1837
74
died at
References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 256-258
John Barnes, ‘The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 3
Willem Tebra, ‘[Book review: Magie lumineuse]’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 12-13
Mike Bartley, ‘In search of Robertson's Fantasmagorie’ in NMLJ 7.3 (November 1995)
Honore Bostel, ‘The magic lantern: a children's toy’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 10
‘David Annwn’, ‘Returning to fear: new discoveries on Robertson's Fantasmagoria’ in NMLJ 10.4 (Autumn 2008)
Wendy Bird, ‘Robertson in Madrid’ in NMLJ 9.3 (Winter 2002)
David Robinson, ‘Robinson on Robertson’ in The ten year book (1986)
Laurent Mannoni (trans. David Robinson), ‘The tomb of Robertson’ in Magic images (1990)
Lucerna ID  6003646

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 March 2019

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