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JOSEPH PLATEAU COLLECTION U-GENT
All Anorthoscope discs on this page are copyrighted and collection
SCIENCE MUSEUM UNIVERSITY OF GHENT


The Anorthoscopic discs' or Kinetic Anamorphoses
Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau (1801 - 1883)
 
Daguerreotype portrait of Joseph Plateau

Joseph Plateau collection phot. Joseph Pelizzaro (1843)
 
Daguerreotype portrait depicting Joseph Plateau
 
     
 
Anorthoscope Disc with whiches
 
Anorthoscope Disc mounted on anorthoscope apparatus
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc of a sailing ship
 
Anorthoscope Disc with devils
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc with two dancing couples
 
Anorthoscope Disc with monster heads
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc with stained glass window
 
Anorthoscope Disc with the word 'LOI'
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc with a running monster
 
Anorthoscope Disc of a lady in blue dress
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc of a circus horse
 
Anorthoscope Disc with flowers
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc with two drunkards
 
Anorthoscope Disc with cherub
 
     
     
Anorthoscope Disc with playing cards
 
Anorthoscope Disc with figures
 
     
     

I'm most thankfull to Professor Jos Uyttenhove & Professor Maurice Dorikens (University Ghent) for permission to use these images from the world famous Joseph Plateau collection.