A single picture can be good likeness in a rare case. M. Reynaud invented a toy, known as the 'praxinoscope,' to imitate 'moving picture' as the cinematograph would be too expensive and too unwieldy to show off a collection of one's friends' portraits. The praxinoscope is an improved form of the optical toy 'zoetrope,' the 'zoopraxiscope,' and many others.
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