antique praxinoscope optical toy Emile Reynaud                          




antique 19th century optical toy

Praxinoscope, breveté SGDG

by Emile Reynaud ( 1844- 1918 )

marked ER

it consists of a cylinder and a strip of paper showing frames for aniamtion.

as the cylinder rotates, mirrors in the centre reveal a single image

in motion

wooden base with a metal cylinder, and candle-holder

shade upstairs is missing

16/17 strips, some double

very good condition

some strips used

height 22 cm- 42 cm/ diameter cylinder 22 cm


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