Laura Hayes and John Howard Wileman Exhibit of Optical Toys


Subject:
Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , Hobbies , Science , Toys & Dolls , Optical Illusions , Optical Illusions

Description:
Small exhibit of pre-20th century optical toys and illusionary devices from the collection of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. Includes images and descriptions of the stereoscope, magic lanterns, chromatope, phenakistoscope ("spindle viewer"), peep egg viewer, poly-o-rama panoptique, and other toys.

Publisher:
The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

Language:
English

Source:
http://courses.ncssm.edu/gallery/collections/toys/opticaltoys.htm


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