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Person: ZAHN, Johannes  (1641-1707)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Johannes ZAHN
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
scholar and author of books referring to early lanterns
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1641
born at
unknown location
1707
~65
died at
unknown location
Texts linked to this person
Unknown (1)

Johannes Zahn, Oculus artificialis teledioptricus sive telescopium (W├╝rzburg: 1685)

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 333
Willem Tebra, ‘[Book review: Magie lumineuse]’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 12
Willem Tebra, ‘The face of a clock’ in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983), p. 19
Derek Jones and Tony Dugdale, ‘Puzzle corner’ in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983), p. 17
Hermann Hecht, ‘Some English magic lantern patents’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5
‘Structura oculi materialis’ in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 16
Lucerna ID  6003678

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 August 2014

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