an early type of motion-picture projector, designed by Eadweard Muybridge, in which the images were drawings or photographs placed along the rim of a circular glass plate, the shutter was a rotating opaque disk with radial slots, and a limelight source was used.
Origin of zoopraxiscope
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The effects of the Zoopraxiscope made up one of the most unique and instructive entertainments imaginable.Descriptive Zoopraxography