Living pictures optical illusion', optical toy c.1860.

Living pictures optical illusion', optical toy c.1860.
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

Set with eight coloured Phenakistiscope discs (6 3/4-inches diameter) and wheel with handle. optical toy with box labelled in English, French (Tableaux Vivante Illusions optiques) and German (Lebende Bilder). Includes decorative box lid with image of family group using toy. 1840-60. Top view.

Image Details

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10474174

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