from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An apparatus for enabling persons to converge the optical axes of the eyes, or to look cross-eyed, and thereby observe certain phenomena of binocular vision.
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Relying on sheets stretched from one end of the cloister to the other, Robertson mounted his "fantascope," a large magic lantern that was able to slide back and forth on
Music hall marvels such as levitating men and exotic conjurors are captured in antique posters, while parlour games include an early Victorian "fantascope" a kind of fan, embellished with a spiral of monster faces that make a gruesome whirlpool when spun.