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Historical Art of Projection – Beta version here.

This project, still on its beta phase, comprises 3 sections (from their website):

1 – eLaterna Archive:

The eLaterna Archive makes works in the historical art of projection accessible:
Archive editions (AE) consist of all surviving components as digital study objects.
Critical editions (CE) contain commentaries, comparative versions and digital reconstructions of the edited works.

2- eLaterna Companion:

The digital Companion to the Historical Art of Projection contains basic information on the history of the magic lantern, the screen and the art of projection in an interdisciplinary context. It gives well-founded insights into the main topics of research and provides context for users of the editions in the eLaterna Archive.

3- Lucerna:

Lucerna is a wide-ranging online resource on the magic lantern. It contains details of slide sets, slide images, readings and other texts related to slide sets, lantern hardware, people and organisations. The Lucerna project is an international collaboration between lantern researchers and a partner project of eLaterna.