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La Toupie Fantoches (handheld)

La Toupie Fantoches (handheld)

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La Toupie Fantoches (or the is an Victorian optical toy invented by Emile Reyanaud in 1881, and it is a modification of his first invention: the Praxinoscope. It consists of four triangular mirrors that form a pyramid. The image disc is placed at the top, in such a way every drawing stays opposite to every mirror. Give the device a spin, and the drawings come to life!

Eight discs are accompanying the instrument with illustrations of the time

Check out the video to see how it works

 


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