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Zogroscope

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Rosemary Hancock

  • Museum number:

    E.732C-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Moving Toys Gallery, case 23

Physical description

This object is a part of a set comprising of a zogroscope (an optical viewer) with lithograph print panorama views (9) of New York, London and Paris and other continental cities. All in a wooden box with a sliding lid covered with green paper, and a hole in the bottom in which to insert the viewer.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca.1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

wood, paper

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm in box, Width: 18 cm in box, Depth: 3.8 cm in box

Descriptive line

Part of a set comprised of a zogroscope (an optical viewer) with nine lithograph print panorama views of New York, London and Paris and other continental cities. All in a wooden box. Anonymous, France, ca.1840.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum : Department of Prints & Drawings and Department of Paintings : Accessions 1959. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London. 1964.

Materials

Wood; Paper

Techniques

Printing; Joinery

Categories

Children & Childhood; Games

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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