phantasmagoria

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phantasmagoria

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Films a sequence of pictures made to vary in size rapidly while remaining in focus
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there is no more apt source than the phantasmagoria.
La fantasmagoria', a poem published in 1815 and attributed to a friend of Goya, Bartolome Jose Gallardo (1788-1852), (13) draws a number of parallels between Goya's witchcraft themes and phantasmagoria effects.
This is clearly a description of the 'dance of the witches' and 'multiplication of the witches', two of Robertson's phantasmagoria illusions.
The phantasmagoria also brings to mind Goya's Black paintings, in which there are figures floating and emerging from the shadows.
47) As a logical development of such tendencies, phantasmagoria effects were incorporated into theatrical productions during the late eighteenth century.