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Stereoscope

Description

Stereoscope, Mascher’s Improved Stereoscope, case with pair of viewing lenses on a hinged panel, holding a stereo-ambrotype of an unidentified lady, 1850s

Museum reference

IL.2003.44.10.167

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Stereoscope

Production information

Mascher, John F., 19th century? (fl.), Maker

Date

1850s

Materials

Wood, Metal, Glass, Collodion, iodised, Silver nitrate

Physical description

Wood, metal, glass, iodised collodion, silver nitrate

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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