Person record: WALGENSTEN, Thomas Rasmussen  (c.1627-1681)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameThomas Rasmussen WALGENSTEN
Relevance of this personscientist and pioneer of the magic lantern 
Main period of activityN/A
c.1627born atDenmark
1681~54died atCopenhagen, Denmark
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 318-319

John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 3

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

* 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

Lucerna ID no. 6003671Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016