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My Love of the Magic Lantern, Zoetrope Praxinoscope

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My Love of the Magic Lantern, Zoetrope Praxinoscope

I have a passion for the magic lanterns known as zoetrope and prazinoscopes, also known as the wheel of life! Ive even had 151,000 views on one of my Youtube videos! Ive been selling them for years and sell them to film industry, schools, museums, royalty, collectors and people who just love unusual and quirky! Thought it was about time i shared my love of Zoetrope Animation and Praxinoscope with you lovely people! I ship these globally and there are a few different sizes! 20 animation strips with each one. Many people also make their own! For those that may...

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Christmas Wrapping Service Available

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Christmas Wrapping Service Available

Christmas wrapping service available.

Please select gift wrap option when you select the product. 

Specify if it for a birthday or Christmas.

I tend to wrap all products in silver wrapping paper so its suitable for kids, adults, boys and girls!

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New Praxinoscope Designs!

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New Praxinoscope Designs!

As well as the new graphic for the Zoetrope, this month i've introduced 2 new designs for the praxinoscope.

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New Zoetrope Animation Designs!

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New Zoetrope Animation Designs!

The Zoetrope now comes in a new design with a different graphic that is playful. Its the same size as the original large Zoetrope with the animation strips and the beautiful box packaging. Hope you love it!

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Zoetrope History

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The zoetrope was invented by William George Horner in 1833-1834. William lived in Kingston upon Thames in South West London. His house still stands and there is a blue commemorative plaque on the house to acknowledge his invention.  The zoetrope means "wheel of life" and was created by William following his interest and study of movement. He was interested in studying the movement of humans and animals, a collection of his drawings can still be found in the Kingston Museum, where there is a whole section dedicated to William Horner and his zoetrope invention. Whilst William Horner is acknowledged as...

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