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Otto Anschuetz's electrical Tachyscope, 1889.

Otto Anschuetz's electrical Tachyscope, 1889.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 31cm x 32cm


A Tachyscope is an early form of animated picture machine, in which chronophotographs were mounted on the periphery of a rotating wheel in order to show motion. Devised by Otto Anschuetz of Berlin, this illustration is taken from the journal 'Scientific American', (New York, 16th November 1889).

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