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Animated 19th century phenakistoscope with kaleidoscopic faces
c. 1833 AD (C19th AD)
Phenakistoscope c.1833, animated to create an illusion of motion. Available as HD ProRes video file, or as an animated GIF file.
Richard Balzer Collection / Bridgeman Images
/ optical illusion
/ early motion picture
/ moving image
/ 19th century
/ persistence of vision