Person record: DA FONTANA, Giovanni  (c.1395-c.1455)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameGiovanni DA FONTANA
Gendermale
Relevance of this personscholar and scientist, author of texts dealing with optics 
Main period of activityN/A
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
c.1395born atunknown location
c.1455~59died atunknown location
References
(* = 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. 6003577Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016