Phenakistoscope disc

Made:
c. 1830s in Edinburgh
maker:
John Dunn
and
Forrester and Nichol

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Phenakistoscope disc
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Lithographed by Forrester and Nicholl, 10 George Street, & John Dunn, Optician, 50 Hanover Street, Edinburgh. Hand coloured; man, woman and child; 253mm disc with 23mm deep slots in circumference.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7183
type:
phenakistoscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • toy - recreational artefact
  • optical toy
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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