Template for a wheel of life, Zoetrop
310174 GAMES Maker: Camille Burckardt’s successors, Weissenburg (Alsace). A scolding grandma with a nightcap (a witch?) raises from a box and disappears again. Below that a boy who sits on a chair and eats a sandwich (?) is attacked by a wasp. The sheet is a template for a wheel of life. Stencil-colored lithography. 386x490 mm. Backs: Plain. Circa 1900.
The company was extant under the name of „Druck u. Verlag v. C. Burckardt’s Nachf., Weissenburg (Elsass)“, i.e. Printed and published by C. Burckardt’s succ., Weissenburg (Alsace), from 1889 till 1906. C. Burckardt had taken over Wentzel’s factory in 1880 and run it until his death at the end of 1888.
A few small marginal tears, very good conservation.
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