Memories of a Lost World: Travels Through the Magic Lantern

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The Magic Lantern was the forerunner of the modern slide projector and part of the wonderful tradition of optical projection alongside the Camera Obscura, Shadow Shows and the Magic Mirror. Long before cameras became commonplace, Magic Lanterns were used to capture images that could then be shown to an audience, to entertain and educate. Intrepid photographers would travel the world to document its people and places, from the ancient temples and tombs of Egypt to the factories and furnaces of industrialized Germany in the ...

Memories of a Lost World: Travels Through the Magic Lantern 2013, Goodman Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847960399

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