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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.
In 1834, 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.

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  • Origin : SPAIN
  • Style : Louis Philippe
  • Designer : Hemisferium
  • Date of creation : 2005
  • Price : 66 € approx.   $
  • Ref. Fab. : H62

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