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Phenakistiscope
  • Hollis Frampton, artist
    1936–1984
    born: Wooster, Ohio, United States ; died: Buffalo, New York, United States ; active: United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Phenakistiscope, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 4
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photolithograph
  • Object Diameter: 172 mm
    Object Diameter: 6 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0127.08
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Paper disk with photographs for simulated motion. When spun, the photos on one side simulate the motion of a bouncing basketball, and on the other side, a man licking a lollipop.