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Numéro d'artefact
1987.0280.001
Modèle
WHEEL OF LIFE
Fabricant
LONDON STEREOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHIC CO.
Lieu du fabricant
London, England
Date De Fabrication
Avant 1900
contexte Fonction
A PRE-CINEMATOGRAPHIC DEVICE USED TO CREATE THE ILLUSION OF MOVING PICTURES. A PRINTED PAPER STRIP, WITH A SERIES OF IMAGES ON THE LINES OF AN ANIMATED CARTOON (SEE 870281), IS ROTATED QUICKLY PRODUCING AN ANIMATED EFFECT.
Description
.1 (TIN?) METAL DRUM/.2 (OAK?) WOOD BASE; FELT PAD ON BASE
Nombres de pièces
2
Fini(s) de l'artefact
WOOD HAS BEEN COATED (VARNISHED?)/ METAL DRUM IS PAINTED BLACK ON OUTSIDE, WHITE ON INSIDE/ GREEN CLOTH BASE COVERING.
Marques sur l'artefact
LABEL ON BOTTOM OF INSIDE OF DRUM STATES: 'WHEEL OF LIFE - SECURED BYROYAL LTTERS PATENT (SOLE LICENSEES) LONDON STEREOSCOPIC PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPY.'
Décoration de l'artefact
BASE OF STAND & SPINDLE HAVE BOTH BEEN TURNED ON A LATHE (OR EQUIVALENT)
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
None apparent
Groupe 1
Photographie
Catégorie 1
Images cinématographiques
Sous-catégorie 1
Projection
Matériau(x)
métal->fer blanc - possible;bois->;fibre->feutre