The stereoscope : a hand-made replica of the famous stereoscope developed by Oliver Wendell Holmes.
- Cedaredge, Colorado : Claymore Co., ca. 1980?
- Physical Description:
- 1 stereoscope : wood, glass, leather, and brass ; 36 x 17 x 22 cm. + 12 stereoscopic photographs
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsTS513 .C53 Flat AAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- Three-Dimensional Artifacts
- "Enjoy the fascination and excitement of viewing old time, classic pictures in almost magical depth, dimension and detail ... Hand-finished wood, precision optics, focus adjusting slide, decorative wood stand, folder on the history and use of the stereoscope."--Box top.
"Model 2900 [i.e. 1897?] stereoscope ... including decorative wooden stand and set of 12 sample historical view cards."--Box side.
"In about 1861, Joseph L. Bates built the now familiar Holmes Viewer at the request of his friend, Oliver Wendell Holmes. Holmes had designed a viewer for cards that was much easier to use than the older style stereoscope."--Information sheet.
Restricted fragile material. Use requires permission of the Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts.
- Subject Terms:
- Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886.Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
- Optical instruments.
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