Phenakistoscope Disc

Made:
c. 1830s
publisher:
Alphonse Giroux
inventor:
Joseph Plateau

One of eight double-sided Phenakistoscope picture discs, 180mm-224mm diameter (some badly damaged from adhesive). Mr Punch walking; man leaping through hoop from horseback.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7181/8
type:
phenakistoscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
  • optical toy
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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