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DREAM machine: Children peeping into a bioscope at a Crafts Mela at the Rock Garden in Chandigarh. Now past its prime in popular culture, the apparatus is typically a wooden box, the interior of which has pictures that can be viewed through four circular holes. The ‘bioscopewallah,’ usually an itinerant street entertainer, is now likely to be found only in remote villages.
DREAM machine: Children peeping into a bioscope at a Crafts Mela at the Rock Garden in Chandigarh. Now past its prime in popular culture, the apparatus is typically a wooden box, the interior of which has pictures that can be viewed through four circular holes. The ‘bioscopewallah,’ usually an itinerant street entertainer, is now likely to be found only in remote villages.


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