"An orrery is a mechanical device that illustrates the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons in the Solar System in a heliocentricmodel. Though the Greeks had working planetaria, the first orrery that was a planetarium of the modern era was produced in 1704, and one was presented to the Earl of Orrery — whence came the name. They are typically driven by a clockwork mechanism with a globe representing the Sun at the centre, and with a planet at the end of each of the arms.”
Giphoscope n° 12 | The Public Domain Review Collection
Sold to a private collector in Somerville, MA, USA.
The Giphoscope n° 12 - created in collaboration with The Public Domain Review and sold through the PDR Store - displays an Animated GIF of two nude blacksmiths hammering, created from the first and third line of images on Plate 377 in: Muybridge, Eadweard (1887). Animal Locomotion: an Electro-photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Movements, 1872-1885. Vol. II: Males (nude).
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The Giphoscope: Perpetual (E)motion.
By Alessandro Scali & Marco Calabrese from Officina K | OKKULT Motion Pictures, Turin, Italy.