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Title:
Stereographoscope.
Alternate Title(s):
Stereo graphoscope
Graphoscope
Published/Created:
France?, late 19th century?
Physical Description:
1 stereographoscope : wood, brass, glass ; 30 cm long x 14 cm wide x 35 cm tall (fully opened), 22 cm long x 14 cm wide x 8 cm tall (folded)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS513 .S74 Flat
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Stereographoscope viewer manufacturer by an unidentified firm, possibly French. The device enables two methods for viewing photographs, depending on which of the lenses are used. The stereo lenses allow the viewer to function as a stereoscope. Used in combination with stereoscopic images, these lenses provide the effect of three-dimensionality. Alternatively, a (single) larger graphoscope lens serves to magnify any image placed on the viewing platform. The image stand on the viewing platform slides forward or back so that the image can be placed at an appropriate distance from the lenses. Multiple parts of the device are hinged so that it may be set at varying viewing angles or folded flat when not in use.
External surfaces of the viewer are painted black, with painted floral designs on the top and sides.
Restricted fragile material. Use requires permission of the Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Form/Genre:
Optical instruments.
Stereoscopes.
Graphoscopes.
Stereographoscopes.
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