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Phillip Roberts


Phillip Roberts is a researcher working with the National Science and Media Museum and University of York. He is writing a history of the magic lantern in the nineteenth century, aiming to show the many interrelated causes of the late century lantern industry and its ongoing effects on visual media over the following decades. He has published work in Film History, Cultural Politics, The Magic Lantern and Early Popular Visual Culture and is the editor of three special issues on media culture.