A History of Pre-Cinema (Routledge Library of Media & Cultural Studies)
By: Stephen Herbert (editor)Hardback
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This set collects together for the first time rare and scattered material on the history of pre-cinema. It includes articles on stereoscopic photography; the use of kaleidoscopes; optical illusions; theatre design; magic lanterns and mirrors; shadow theatre, and much more. The articles are taken from sources such as The Magazine of Science, The Art Journal, The British Journal of Photography, Scientific American, American Journal of Science and Arts, and The Mirror.
Volume One: Part One From Camera Obscura to Chronophotography Camera Obscura The Camera Obscura Magazine of Science  How to make a Camera Obscura Hobbies  Photography Photogenic Drawing Magazine of Science  Photogenic Drawing Magazine of Science  Stereoscopy The Stereoscope, Robert Hunt The Art-Journal  Improved Stereoscope The Art-Journal  The Stereoscope, Robert Hunt The Art-Journal  Stereoscopic Photography Advertisements The Art-Journal  On a New Form of Stereoscope, A. Stroh Proceedings of the Royal Society  Moving Photographs Description of a new Optical Instrument called the Stereotrope, William Thomas Shaw Philosophical Magazine  The Stereotrope, William Thomas Shaw Photographic News  On the Motoroscope, James Laing Proceedings of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts  Moving photographic figures, A Claudet British Journal of Photography  Photo-Thaumatropy, Walter Woodbury British Journal of Photography  Chronophotography Photographs of a Galloping Horse, Richard A Proctor The Gentleman's Magazine  Animal Locomotion in the Muybridge Photographs The Century  The Electric Tachyscope Scientific American  History of Chronophotography Smithsonian Report  The Story of a Smile The New Penny Magazine  Volume One: Part Two Optical Toys and Devices Magic Mirrors [anamorphics] Magazine of Science  Anamorphosis, or Horizontorium Magazine of Science  The Horizontorium London Mechanics' Register  Description, of the patient kaleidoscope, invented by Dr Brewster Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine  An Improved Kaleidoscope Hobbies  The Thaumatrope London Mechanics' Register  (Thaumatrope) John Bull (1825) Description of the Thaumatrope, David Brewster Edinburgh Journal (1827) A new fact relating to Binocular Vision, A. Claudet Proceedings of the Royal Society (1866/7) Explanation of an optical deception in the appearance of the spokes of a wheel seen through vertical apertures, P.M. Roget Philosophical Transactions (1824/5) Description of an instrument for exhibiting a certain Optical deception, E.S. Snell American Journal of Science and Arts (1835) Singular Optical Illusion, T.W. Naylor Mechanic's Magazine (1842) Grandmother's "Movies", Harold Avery Strand Magazine (1919) On the Properties of the Daedaleum, a new Instrument of Optical Illusion, W.G. Horner London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine (1834) On the Zoetrope and its antecedents/The Anorthoscope, William B. Carpenter Student and Intellectual Observ
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