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Fonseca: Special Issue on Magic Lantern

The issue #16 (2018) of Fonseca – Journal of Communication is titled “Arqueología de los media y placas de linterna mágica – Media archaeology and magic lantern slides”. Among the seven thematic contributions, five articles are written by members of the A Million Pictures team. All articles are available in Spanish and English and are published in OpenAccess. You can access all articles via links the table of contents visible when you click on issue #16. With the bilingual publication, we hope to contribute to a dialogue between researchers in the English-speaking and Spanish-speaking lantern communities.

  • La linterna mágica como soporte publicitario. Recorrido histórico por noticias, anécdotas y patentes
    The magic lantern as a means of advertising. Historical review of news, anecdotes and patents,
    by María Begoña SÁNCHEZ GALÁN
  • La proyección de imágenes en las aulas de bachillerato en España durante el primer tercio del siglo XX
    The projection of images in the Spanish secondary school classrooms in the first third of the 20th century
    by Carmen LÓPEZ SAN SEGUNDO, Beatriz GONZÁLEZ DE GARAY DOMÍNGUEZ, Francisco Javier FRUTOS ESTEBAN, Manuela CARMONA GARCÍA
  • “… no solo para contar, sino también para mostrar, para mostrar mucho …” La linterna mágica como herramienta de enseñanza en la historia del arte alrededor de 1900
    “…To Not Only Tell, But Also To Show, To Show Plenty…” The Magic Lantern As A Teaching Tool In Art History Around 1900
    by Frank KESSLER and Sabine LENK
  • Las extraordinarias representaciones del cuerpo humano: dando sentido a la colección de placas de linterna mágica de George Henry Falkiner Nuttall
    Representations of the Extraordinary Human Body: Making Sense of The Nuttall Collection of Lantern Slides,
    by Ine VAN DOOREN and Sarah DELLMANN
  • “Transformar la pizarra en una pantalla blanca”: linternas mágicas y fantasmagorías en los institutos españoles del siglo XIX
    “To transform the blackboard into a blank screen”: magic lanterns and phantasmagorias in nineteenth-century Spanish secondary schools”
    by Daniel PITARCH
  • La linterna mágica en Barcelona: las fantasmagorías del óptico Francisco Dalmau (1844-1848)
    The magic lantern in Barcelona: the phantasmagoria shows of the optician Francesc Dalmau (1844-1848)
    by Cèlia CUENCA CÓRCOLES
  • Gente como nosotros: la corriente emocional transmitida en la pantalla a través de las series británicas de placas de linterna mágica denominadas ‘Life Models’, 1880-1910
    Folk Like Us: Emotional Movement From the Screen and The Platform In British Life Model Lantern Slide Series
    by Joe KEMBER and Richard CRANGLE