above: Gertie the Dinosaur (Winsor McCay, 1914)
Icon: Early Bugs Bunny model drawn by Robert Givens
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The Zoetrope, a cylinder-shaped toy invented by William George Hoener in 1864 has a sequence of pictures on its inner surface which, when viewed through the vertical slits spaced regularly around it while the toy is rotated, produce an illusion of animation.

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The Zoetrope, a cylinder-shaped toy invented by William George Hoener in 1864 has a sequence of pictures on its inner surface which, when viewed through the vertical slits spaced regularly around it while the toy is rotated, produce an illusion of animation.