Optic Projection fig 404



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Description caption: "Fig. 404. The Magic Lantern of Kircher. (From the Ars Lucis et Umbrae, 1671, p. 768) The lamp is a naked flame with a concave reflector behind it. The lantern slide is a long strip with many pictures which can be shown one after the other. The lantern slide appears at the wrong end of the projection objective, making it difficult to see how any image could be projected. At the bottom of the picture is a part of the text in which the better form of Walgenstens's lantern is conceded."
Date Original: 1671; reproduction: 1914
Source Optic Projection: Principles, Installation and Use of the Magic Lantern, Projection Microscope, Reflecting Lantern, Moving Picture Machine, by Simon Henry Gage and Henry Phelps Gage, Ph.D. Ithaca, New York, Comstock Publishing Company. 1914. page 676.
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