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The Life Clock

The Life Clock, 1935 — Richard Teschner,

The Life Clock is an  artwork created by Richard Teschner in 1935. It lives at the TheaterMuseum in Vienna. The image is © Theatermuseum, Vienna, and used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Death in Art, Time, and Puppetry. Source

A still from Richard Teschner's 1935 puppet theater production Die Lebens-Uhr, "The Life Clock." The still image shows Teschner's unusual porthole-shaped viewer, giving the audience the impression they are viewing the production through a camera lens ringed by astrological signs.

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