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We invite you to get to know the devices that astonished our great-great grandparents. Come and see what the first film shows were like, and allow yourself to be fascinated by the motion picture shows that have made audiences of every period dream. A visit recommended for the whole family.

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Fixing the Image of the World (II)

Photography: chemistry replaces the painter

Thanks to chemistry, after 1839 it was possible to permanently fix the images captured by the camera obscura. It is photography, capable of reproducing fleeting events precisely, capturing appearances and offering the human eye a new, more realistic perception of reality.

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