7 . Automaton
3" (8 cm.) l. box. A red cardboard box opens to reveal a rectangular box with red paper "tunnel" down center and with a round eye hole at one end and a square light window at the other. Included are ten cardboard-framed photographic images including city scenes,nature scenes,and vignettes of people,designed to be placed at window end and peered at through the eye hole. Each frame is labeled "Bedescope Brevete SGDG",and the box has the paper label of the luxury Paris toy store,Au Nain Bleu. Very good condition,a few images have some damage. French,circa 1920.