Person record: ZAHN, Johannes  (1641-1707)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohannes ZAHN
Relevance of this personscholar and author of books referring to early lanterns 
Main period of activityN/A
1641born atunknown location
1707~65died atunknown location
Texts linked to this personOther items (1)

Johannes Zahn, Oculus artificialis teledioptricus sive telescopium (Würzburg: 1685)

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David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 333

Willem Tebra, Book review: Magie lumineuse in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 12

Willem Tebra, The face of a clock in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983), p. 19

Willem Wagenaar, The origins of the lantern: the true inventor of the magic lantern -- Kircher, Walgenstein or Huygens? in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), pp. 10-12

Derek Jones and Tony Dugdale, Puzzle corner in NMLJ 2.3 (January 1983), p. 17

Hermann Hecht, Some English magic lantern patents in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), pp. 4-5

Structura oculi materialis in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 16

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