Pantomimes Lumineuses

Made:
1892 in France
maker:
Chéret, Jules (1836-1932)

'Pantomimes Lumineuses' poster Lithographic poster by Jules Cheret of the Theatre Optique of Emile Reynaud, Pantomimes Lumineuses
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Poster, coloured lithograph, 'Pantomimes Lumineuses Theâtre Optique de E. Reynaud' / Jules Cheret, for Musee Grevin, signed in the block and dated 1898', (framed and glazed)

A lithographic poster for the Pantomimes Lumineuses Théâtre Optique of Emile Reynaud, by Jules Cheret in 1892.

The Pantomimes Lumineuses were long transparent bands containing pictures painted by Reynaud, which were projected using his device called the Théâtre Optique. They were presented at the Musée Grévin in Paris between 28 October 1892 and 28 February 1900.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1975-313
Measurements:
overall (framed): 1280 mm x 940 mm x 30 mm, 13.5 kg
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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