University of Oxford. College of the University
University of Oxford. College of the University and Queen's College. Illustration in 'Vues d'Optique' (Perspective Views). Images to be seen through a zograscope, kind of magnifying glass that offered a sense of depth. Published in Paris h. From 1750 to 1800. Engraving.
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The Ring Magnet
The front cover of "The Sphere" magazine, 16 April 1927, featuring the latest innovation in eye-care. Factory workers suffering from metal filings flicked in to their eye can now have them removed by means of the new "Ring Magnet". The procedure seen here is being carried out by Sir Richard Cruise, Oculist to the King, at Westminster Hall.
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REYNAUD, Emile (1844-1918). French inventor, responsible
REYNAUD, Emile (1844-1918). French inventor, responsible for the first projected animated cartoon films. Reynaud created the Praxinoscope in 1877 and the Th颴re Optique in December 1888. 'Pantomimes Lumineuses'. Poster of the first public screenings of the Th颴re Optique (Optical Theatre), derived from praxinoscope, Paris, 1892. Poster (124 x 88 cm.). CHERET, Jules (1836-1932). Art Nouveau. Litography.
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