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Articles: Spectacular Astronomy

Kurt Vanhoutte and Nele Wynants from the research team Antwerp published the joint article “On the passage of a man of the theatre through a rather brief moment in time: Henri Robin, performing astronomy in nineteenth century Paris” in Early Popular Visual Culture Vol. 15 , Iss. 2 (2017), pages 152-174.
This issue of EPVC is entirely dedicated to Spectacular Astronomy and was edited by Charlotte Bigg and Kurt Vanhoutte. The article by Artemis Willis, researcher at University of Chicago, also takes lantern slides into account when discussing the intermedial aspects of populat Astronomy shows in her article “What the Moon is Like’: technology, modernity, and experience in a late-nineteenth-century astronomical entertainment

Articles and abstracts are available at the Journal’s website ; the abstracts are freely available, the articles are subject to subscription.