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Stereoscope

Description

Brewster-pattern hand-held stereoscope, with hinged top and ground glass screen, lacquerwork decorated body and brass, blue enamel and mother-of-pearl inlay, 1860s - 1870s

Museum reference

IL.2003.44.10.130

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Stereoscope

Production information

Brewster, David, Sir, 1781 - 1868

Date

1860s - 1870s

Materials

Glass, Lacquer, Brass, Enamel, Mother of pearl

Physical description

Glass, lacquer, brass, enamel, mother-of-pearl

Associations

Howarth-Loomes Collection

Exhibitions

  • Photography: A Victorian Sensation (19 Jun 2015 - 22 Nov 2015)
    National Museum of Scotland

Credit

From the Howarth-Loomes Collection at National Museums Scotland

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