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Mid-Nineteenth Century Gentleman in a Spin

By on April 6, 2012 in Fun, Paper, Photo Paper

revolving portrait of Félix Nadar

Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, aka Félix Nadar, was a French photographer who died in 1910 at the age of 89. Around 1863 he built a huge balloon. A few years later (ca. 1865) he created this little animated portrait of himself.

Via Retronaut

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