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Stereoscope - Wood & Metal, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: ST 038340

This is a hand held stereoscope with a folding handle. It is from the Francis collection of Cinematographic Material.

A Stereoscope is an optical device that produces an apparently three-dimensional image by presenting two slightly different plane images, usually photographs, to each eye.
The Stereoscope has a wooden handle, with a metal eyepiece.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Australian Film Institute (AFI)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 100 mm (Height), 190 mm (Width), 330 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Objects stands 200mm high with handle extended, 100mm without.

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Tagged with: photographic accessories
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Francis Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Viewing Equipment
Tertiary Classification: stereo viewers
Date Made: circa 1900

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