London, South Kensington
10 May 2002
Disques Magiques Phenakistiscope
French; comprising an 17.5cm. diameter slotted-card disc and eight 22cm. diameter hand-coloured picture discs, turned wood handle with retaining screw, mirror and maker's wood box with label to lid showing phenakistiscope use and instructions in English and French, (lid split)
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George Füsslin (1993), (Optisches Spielzeu oder wie die Bilder laufen lernten, p. 35.
The discs show: a game of leapfrog, a ship, laughing man, treadle lathe, cyclist, somersaulting boy, juggler and a girl at a well
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