Magic Lantern

The magic lantern was a technology for the projection of images originated in the 17th Century and in use until the beginning of the 20th for lectures and audiovisual shows.

Historical studies published in academic journals:

• “«Transformar the blackboard into a blank secreen»: Magic lanterns and phantasmagorias in nineteenth-century Spanish high schools” in Fonseca, Journal of Communication. 2018, 0(16): 81-100. Read the article.

• “History of a fantascope: a device for education in nineteenth-century Girona”, co-escrit amb Jordi Pons, Early Popular Visual Culture 2017, 15:1: 83-99. Link to Early Popular Visual Culture.


Museu del Cinema – Col·lecció F. Junyent (Girona, Catalunya)