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Stereoscopic Photochromoscope or Three-Colour Viewer (Frederick E. Ives's 'Kromskop'), by The Photochromoscope Syndicate, London, 1898

preview image for Stereoscopic Photochromoscope or Three-Colour Viewer (Frederick E. Ives's 'Kromskop'), by The Photochromoscope Syndicate, London, 1898
Inventory Number: 16735
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1961-137/23 part
Brief Description: Viewer for colour-separation transparencies consisting of a mahogany box with two lenses in a hinged panel at the front, a stepped set of glass filters (red, blue and green), a hinged mirror and a frosted glass light diffuser. With ebonite eyeshade; in polished fitted wooden case with a hinged door and leather carrying handle. The back of the door has a list written by the Oxford Camera Club of rules for using, lending and borrowing the instrument. It also gives care instructions. The key to the case sits inside.
Primary Inscriptions: "THE "KROMSKOP"/ IVES'S PATENT/ The Photochromsocope Syndicate L'd/ HOLBEIN HOUSE/ 121 Shaftesbury Av'e LONDON W.C.". Manuscript rules dated 1898 inside box lid; manuscript label underneath.
Provenance: Bequeathed by Henry Minn in 1961. Formerly the property of The Oxford Camera Club, who acquired it in 1898.
Collection Group: Minn Collection
Material(s): Mahogany
Glass
Copper Alloy
Ebonite
Paper
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
230 286 180 mm

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