Looking through the Skiascope: Benjamin Gilman and the Invention of the Modern Museum

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Looking through the Skiascope: Benjamin Gilman and the Invention of the Modern Museum
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Lubar, Steven (Author)
Date Created
2017-06-01
Abstract
Late last summer, I visited the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum equipped with an odd device, a skiascope. I wanted to see art the way that Benjamin Ives Gilman (1852–1933) had seen it when he invented the device a century earlier.
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skiascope
Benjamin Gilman
museums

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Lubar, Steven, "Looking through the Skiascope: Benjamin Gilman and the Invention of the Modern Museum" (2017). Research at Brown. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:788262/

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