Monthly Archives: December 2011

Praxinoscope Theaters (1878)

In 1878, just one year after he licensed his basic praxinoscope, Charles-Émile Reynaud added to the device and created the praxinoscope theater. Continue reading

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Praxinoscopes (1877)

The praxinoscope, a mirrored zoetrope designed by Charles-Émile Reynaud, was invented in France in 1877. Continue reading

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Zoetropes (1834)

The zoetrope was invented by the British mathematician William George Horner in 1834. Continue reading

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