Phenakistiscope toy wheel with handle

Made:
1840-1860 in Europe

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Phenakistiscope toy wheel with handle from 'Living pictures optical illusion' set, mid 19th century

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1959-56/3
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, paint and wood (unidentified)
type:
phenakistoscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
  • optical toy