Japanese optical toy

Made:
Japan
maker:
Unknown

Wooden frame 12.25 x 9 .25cm with line screen on translucent paper. Animated effects given when cards bearing multiple line images are drawn behind the screen. Subjects includer dancers and skaters, cyclists and horse races, dancing rabbits and semaphore, table tennis and baseball and a balancing act and Charlie Chaplin. Made in Japan.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/3449
Materials:
paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
type:
optical toy
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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