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Nov 2017

Polyorama Panoptique

The NFSA recently acquired a Polyorama Panoptique, a 19th century French optical toy.

Lauren Curless
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Mar 2013

The Quo Vadis connection

Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, writes about the connection between 'Soldiers of the Cross' and one of the world's first blockbuster films, Italy's 'Quo Vadis' (1913).

Martyn Jolly
Object
Sep 2011

What's that bug?

Can you identify the bug that was glued between glass slides over 100 years ago?

Darren Weinert
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