Vertiginous Mirrors: The Animation of the Visual Image and Early Modern Travel

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In early modern Europe, the visual image began to move, not only as it traveled across great distances but also due to the introduction of innovative visual formats that produced animation within the image itself. This book traces the arduous journeys of visual images through evidence of their use and reproduction along missionary routes from Europe to India, Japan, China, Brazil and Chile. It argues that missionary world travel was crucial to the early modern re-animation of the image through devices such as the reflection ...

Vertiginous Mirrors: The Animation of the Visual Image and Early Modern Travel 2011, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719084812

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