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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!

If you have a message please include the message on the notes section when you tick the gift wrap service option.

Plus make sure you specify the correct shipping address if different from your payment address.

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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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Who Invented the Zoetrope

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Who Invented the Zoetrope

The zoetrope was invented by William George Horner who was based in Kingston-upon-Thames.  Outside the house is a blue sign honouring his discovery and invention. If you are interested in discovering more i recommend you visit Kingston museum where they have a whole section dedicated to the zoetrope and William Horner. William was a British mathematician who was interested in looking at the movement of initially horses and then humans. From this he created the Zoetrope in 1833-1834.  

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