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Article: History of a fantascope: a device for education in nineteenth-century Girona

Jordi Pons and Daniel Pitarch from the research team Girona published the article “History of a fantascope: a device for education in nineteenth-century Girona” in Early Popular Visual Culture, Vol 15. Iss. 1 (pp 83-99). In their article, the authors describe the astonishing discovery of a fantasmagoric lantern (see image) in the archives of a former high school in Girona and trace how the object got there, and reconstruct the contexts of its use. The fantascope is now on display in the permanent exhibition of Museu del Cinema, Girona. The article is accessible online to subscribers of the journal, see http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460654.2016.1270403.