Shorts Filoscope flip book, 1897.

UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 17: Invented by Robert W Paul's (1869-1943) cameraman, Henry W Short, this was a small hand-held flip book device, using a lever to flip over separate pictures to give the illusion of movement. Each filoscope contained a hundred or so frames. This one contains a sequence of photographs of a train, and was made in London by license from The British Mutoscope & Biograph Co Ltd. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 17: Invented by Robert W Paul's (1869-1943) cameraman, Henry W Short, this was a small hand-held flip book device, using a lever to flip over separate pictures to give the illusion of movement. Each filoscope contained a hundred or so frames. This one contains a sequence of photographs of a train, and was made in London by license from The British Mutoscope & Biograph Co Ltd. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Shorts Filoscope flip book, 1897.
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90761650
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SSPL
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17 March, 2005
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