|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||Giovanni DA FONTANA|
|Relevance of this person||scholar and scientist, author of texts dealing with optics |
|Main period of activity||N/A|
|c.1395||born at||unknown location|
|c.1455||~59||died at||unknown location|
(* = main subject)
* Tony Dugdale, Editorial in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 1
* Willem Tebra, The magic lantern of Giovanni da Fontana in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 10-11
* Amédée Forestier, Warlike beginnings of a drawing-room toy: the mediaeval magic lantern in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984), p. 20
|Lucerna ID no. 6003577||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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