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Title(s):

Fores's moving panorama, or Optical illusions, giving life and activity to inanimate objects. A nut for philosophers to crack.

Published/Created:
[London, S. W. Fores, 1833-34]
Physical Description:
11 col. disks. 23 cm., in case 26 x 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 F57+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
In stiff covers, and with wooden handle, as issued.
Title from cover; imprint from disks.
The present copy probably includes disks from more than one set. An advertisement on p. [3] of the covers states that sets consisted of six disks.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 74
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Subject Terms:
Etching, colored -- Specimens -- 1833-1834.
Fores, S. W. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Phenakistoscopes.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Toys.
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Cottage of Content, or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, November 2, 1977-December 31, 1977) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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