Anschutz Tachyscope

Made:
1891
maker:
Ottomar Anschutz

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Tachyscope Optical Toy
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Circular cardboard box with four-language pictorial lid, 233mm diameter; lid lifts to fit on wooden and metal spindle and base for rotation; picture bands with integral slots fit around circumference; modifed for display in old museum - wooden insert fitted inside lid for support; spindle and base drilled through shft of motor mechanism. With three picture bands: horse and rider jumping over fence (LFG 1, No 2, by Ottomar Anschutz, Lisca (Posen); galloping horse; trotting dog.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7201
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, paper (fibre product), white metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
tachyscope
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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