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Projection Phenakistiscope or Wheel of Life with Case containing additional Slide Discs , England, c. 1870

Inventory Number: 89921
Object Type:
Persons: Thomas Ross (Inventor)
Date Created: c. 1870
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1961-137/37 & 38
Brief Description: Consisting of a rectangular wooden plate with two discs; one with sequential images, the other with a single slot through which the user views the animation. With a pulley and handle system to operate. There is a blue case with seven additional glass discs with animations.
Provenance: Bequeathed by H. Minn Esq. of Cassington, Oxfordshire
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Metal
Glass
Pigment
Paper(?)

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