Zoetrope Optical Replica

Zoetrope Optical Replica
Our Price:  £59.00(Inc. 20% VAT)(£49.17 Exc. VAT)

Part Number:  H62

From first scientific toys that used animated images to modern movies, retinal persistence has been fundamental to fooling the mind into believing that a series of static images are in motion.In1834, the English mathematician George Horner proposed a practical apparatus based on the phenakistoscope of Plateau and Stampfer (1830). It eliminated the need for a mirror and it enabled several people at the same time to view the moving pictures- an advance over the single spectator of the earlier toy. 

Includes 15 animation strips.

Height: 9.37 inches 
Diameter: 8.54 inches 

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