Photo, Print, Drawing [Optical illusion disc with man and frog]
About this Item
- [Optical illusion disc with man and frog]
Created / Published
- Haymarket, [London] : Pubd. by T. McLean, 1833.
- - Locomotion--1830-1840
- - Optical illusions--1830-1840
- Optical toys--English--1830-1840.
- - The disc is spun displaying the illusion of motion of a ball passing between a frog in a circle at the center of the disc and a man in a circle at the outer edge of the disc.
- - Published in: McLean's optical illusions; or magic panorama. London, T. McLean, 1833.
- - Exhibited: American Treasures of the Library of Congress.
- 1 print on disc : lithograph, hand-colored ; 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- LOT 10527, no. 1 [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
- cph 3g08091 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g08091
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-USZC4-8091 (color film copy transparency)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-8091 (color film copy transparency)
- Call Number: LOT 10527, no. 1 [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Optical Illusion Disc With Man and Frog. , 1833. [Haymarket, London: Pubd. by T. McLean] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/00651157/.
APA citation style:
(1833) Optical Illusion Disc With Man and Frog. , 1833. [Haymarket, London: Pubd. by T. McLean] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00651157/.
MLA citation style:
Optical Illusion Disc With Man and Frog. [Haymarket, London: Pubd. by T. McLean] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00651157/>.