praxinoscope


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praxinoscope

(prăk-sĭn′ō-skōp) [Gr. praxis, action, + skopein, to examine]
A device for studying the larynx.
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Another work is in the form of the Victorian era toy called a praxinoscope. Here she has lined the moving drum with a sequence of still images of herself playing with the djinn Umm Al Duwais.
It's the one achievement of science, art and craft without which motion pictures could never have progressed beyond such parlour amusements as the zeotrope and praxinoscope.' (3) Before the advent of motion pictures there were photographs and paintings, theatre and literature.
Additionally, Jacques Daguerre invents the diorama (1822) and the daguerreotype (1839), and the public of the 1830s enjoys a succession of increasingly vivid optical toys, including the phenakistoscope (1832) (described in Baudelaire's 1853 essay "La Morale du joujou"), the zoetrope (1834), and later the praxinoscope (1877).
Research and report about other scientific animation toys such as the thaumatrope, kineograph, mutoscope, praxinoscope, or zoopraxiscope.
The magic lantern and its complex history have been at the centre of Mike Simkin's life for many years, but his interest used to be focused on hand-painted slides and the history of pre-cinema, including mechanical toys like the zoetrope, praxinoscope and flicker books, which were actually patented in Birmingham in the 1860s.
Hinton performs a rich historical reading by showing that Flaubert's ostensibly objective narrative gaze--which represents the apogee of fictional realism--in this and other novels parallels the technologies of vision that became increasingly available in nineteenth-century France, including the daguerrotype camera, the Phenakistoscope, the Zoetrope, the Praxinoscope, and the stereoscope, among others.
They exploit this persistence principle to make drawings seemingly move using the simply constructed thaumatrope two-page flip, flip book, zoetrope, and praxinoscope. Directions for the making of these devices are precisely and clearly given on camera by the children themselves.
It is a rotating bowl, which reflects a set of images on to a mirror and is marked "Praxinoscope".
Liverpool Medical Institution - Professor Van Helsing's Wunderkammer - See Victorian stereoscopes, zoetropes and praxinoscopes. Liverpool Philharmonic Hall - Liverpool Acoustic - Performances by a variety of musicians.