Zoetrope, London, c. 1867?
|Inventory Number:|| 80585|
|Object Type:|| |
|Place Created:|| London England United Kingdom Europe
|Brief Description:||A zoetrope consisting of a hollow metallic cylinder with 13 equally-spaced slits located on the upper edge. The cylinder revolves on a mahogany pivot. Inside the cylinder is placed a strip of paper featuring a sequence of 13 pictures. Rotating the cylinder and observing the images through the slits reveals an animated sequence.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||Label around central spindle: “Wheel of Life” “London...”|
|Provenance:||Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay.|
|Collection Group:||Clay Collection|