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Pair of Stereoscopic Viewers, by Underwood & Underwood, New York, Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 24379
Object Type:
Place Created: New York USA North America
Accession Number: 1973-22/4
Brief Description: Both stereoscopic viewers have engraved metal eyepieces, with square lenses, these have an edging of padded brown felt. The eyepieces are mounted on a wooden cross with a tapered handle which pivots out to a right angle with the cross. The image would be slotted into the metal brackets on the cross beam; the cross beam slides along the main wooden slat for focussing.
Primary Inscriptions: "MAN'F'D BY / UNDERWOOD & UNDERWOOD / NEW YORK / PATENTED U.S.A. / JUNE 11. 1901." on base. "SUN SCULPTURE / U&U / TRADE MARK" on upper surface of eyepiece
Provenance: Presented by Professor Oliver R. Gurney in 1973, together with several boxed sets of stereoscopic photographs.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
Glass
felt
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
195 175 320 mm

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