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Transcript of Zoetrope
History of the Zoetrope
Scientific optical toy
Principle has Chinese origins (ca. 180 C.E. Ting Huan)
1834: William George Horner's "daedalum"
Purpose: Demonstrate persistence of motion to multiple people
1860: Renamed by Pierre Desvignes
Greek "zoion" and "trope"
Victorian educational novelties
How it works
Persistence of vision
Effects of Zoetrope
Mirrors instead of slits
Introduced elements of animation
Use in Modern Times
Advertisements on trains
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