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Riding the Waves Balance Toy

Riding the Waves Balance Toy

$ 85.00

Art inspired by and demonstrating aspects of science were popular in Victorian times. People loved sculptures that did the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity: they all seemed magical in an era when society was changing fast and the industrial revolution was unstoppable. Skyhooks, effortless counter-weighted art that could be set on a shelf or the rim of a table, and set in motion to everybody’s delight and amazement.

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