Coleman Sellers patents the kinematoscope, a device that let you see a series of stereoscopic images mounted on a spinning wheel that, moved at high speed, created the illusion of movement. The images where seen inside a box with a stereoscopic viewer.

Henry Désiré Du Mont builds a camera to try to photograph different sequences of a body in motion.


Louis Arthur Ducos du Hauron designs and patents a photographic camera with multiple lenses with which it is possible to photograph the different stages of a moving body.


English engineer J. Beale creates the Choreutoscope, a device that uses a crank handle with a Maltese cross to slide a glass plate with six images painted on it across the light source, thus creating the illusion of movement.

>> Watch video Beale's Choreutoscope (La llum del cinema series).