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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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.
Mat Collishaw's ``Soliciting a Reward'' (1994) employs the outmoded technology of the praxinoscope, a revolving cyclorama used to demonstrate the power of moving pictures.