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



The Phenakistiscope Collection
Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau (1801 - 1883)
 
Daguerreotype portrait of Joseph Plateau

Joseph Plateau collection phot. Joseph Pelizzaro (1843)
 
Daguerreotype portrait depicting Joseph Plateau
 
     
     
Anorthoscope - Phénakistiscope Disc with Devil
 
Anorthoscope - Phénakistiscope Disc with Monk
 
     
     
     
Phénakistiscope Disc with serpent disappearing over the edge
 
Phénakistiscope Disc with young girl changing into old woman
 
     
     
Phénakistiscope Disc with dragon and red ball
 
Phénakistiscope Disc with dancing monkey and streamers
 
     
     
Phénakistiscope Disc with Pirouetting male dancer
 
Phénakistiscope Disc with Skull emerging from centre
 
     
     
Phénakistiscope Disc with concentric spiral of discs
 
Phénakistiscope Disc with concentric spiral of discs
 
     
     
Phénakistiscope Disc with swallow in flight
 
Phénakistiscope Disc with frogs and grass
 
     
 

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.

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