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Box for Lothian Stereoscope

Inventory Number: 19417
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Brief Description: Broken box of very stiff card with metal edging. The lid (also broken) has a large printed label with descriptive text and instructions and two illustrations; together with the supplier's label of Jonathan Fallowfield, London.
A stereoscopic photograph of the New York Elevated Railroad was found with it; it has been removed for its own safety and catalogued separately (13218).
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Provenance: Purchased from R. S. Clay in 1944. Part of the Clay Collection.
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Material(s): Card

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"Lothian" Stereoscope, by A. H. Baird, Edinburgh, Before 1930s

Inventory Number: 19417
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Accession Number: 1944-1
Brief Description: Handheld stereoscope with adjustable lenses and frame. Includes a broken card box with an illustrated printed label of description and instructions (see separate entry).
A stereoscopic photograph of the New York Elevated Railroad was found with it, but is probably of earlier date; it has been removed for its own safety and catalogued separately (13218).
Primary Inscriptions: "A. H. Baird / Patent / Edinburgh / A H B / A. H. Baird / Maker / Edinburgh". See also separate description of box, which has interesting labels.
Provenance: Purchased from R. S. Clay in 1944. Part of the Clay Collection.
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Material(s): Card

There are no associated narratives.

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