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Fantascope: optical toy depending on persistence of vision for its effect. Disc with multiple images of man and woman dancing a Polka. Pictures spun on spindle and its reflection viewed in looking glass (mirror), giving impression that the couple were dancing. From TM Baynes 'Fantascope', Ackermann, London, 1833. Aquatint.

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Fantascope: optical toy depending on persistence of vision for its effect. Disc with multiple images of man and woman dancing a Polka. Pictures spun on spindle and its reflection viewed in looking glass (mirror), giving impression that the couple were dancing. From TM Baynes 'Fantascope', Ackermann, London, 1833. Aquatint.