Rediscover the magic of animation with this vintage optical toy. Invented by Charles Reynaud in 1877, the praxinoscope utilizes a rotating drum and a series of mirrors to create brilliant moving pictures. Made by Garami and Ötvös in Hungary, this mesmerizing instrument is constructed from copper and wood. Eight illustrated paper strips are included to create a variety different animations.
Small measures 7.5" wide by 10.5" tall.
Large measures 9" wide by 11" tall.