Leonardo da Vinci, created a lantern made of metal with a chimney to draw the flame upward and produce a better light circa 1500.
Leonardo da Vinci
- Leonardo da Vinci – Wikipedia
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
- LANTERN GEAR – Leonardo da Vinci – YouTube
- On the Lantern – Leonardo Da Vinci: The Flights of the Mind – Erenow
In 1470 or early 1471 a minor Florentine painter called Biagio d’Antonio Tucci produced a painting of Tobias with Three Archangels, a variation on the popular Tobias theme which Verrocchio and Leonardo had also tackled.
- History of Magic Lanterns
The Magic Lantern that you will see at this performance dates from the 1870 – 1880 period. At this time the art of projection of both still and moving images reached the zenith of technical brilliance during the Victorian era.