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Stereoscope

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Artifact no.
1996.0183.001
Model
I
Manufacturer
Old Delft
Manufacturer Location
Netherlands
Manufactured Date
Circa 1940 - 1960
Context Function
USED TO VIEW TWO PHOTOGRAPHS TO OBTAIN MENTAL IMPRESSION OF 3-DIMENSIONAL MODEL
Context Technical
EXAMPLEOF SIMPLE SCANNING STEREOSCOPE, USED TO VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS OR POSSIBLY DIAPOSITIVES IN 3-D
Description
PRIMARILY METAL, WITH SYNTHETIC KNOBS, EYEPIECE HOUSINGS & SOME FITTINGS; GLASS MIRRORS & OPTICS/ PT WOODEN BOX HAS STEEL (?) CARRYING HANDLES, BRASS HINGE, AND METAL CLASP CLOSURE
Number of Parts
11
Serial Number
531869
Artifact Finish
.1-.10 ALL COMPONENTS HAVE DRAB GREEN WRINKLE FINISH..1 BLACK SYNTHETIC ADJUSTMENT FITTINGS, EYEPIECE HOUSING, ETC..3-.10 HAVE SMOOTH BLACK ENDPIECES,.11 HAS UNIFORM BLACK FINISH. PT: CASE HAS BEEN STAINED & VARNISHED; FITTED WITH BLACK WRINKLE FINISH CAST METAL CARRYING HANDLES; SILVER METAL HINGES, CLASPS & LOCK
Artifact Markings
.1 'OLD DELFT SCANNING STEREOSCOPE II/ PATENTS/ APPLIED FOR/ [LOGO]/ OLD DELFT/ 531869/ MADE IN/ THE NETHERLANDS' INCISED IN WHITE ON TOP OF VIEWER. '___' & '___' INCISED IN WHITE ON LEFT & WHITE ADJUSTMENT KNOBS RESPECTIVELY. '4,5 X __ __ 1,5 X' INCISED IN WHITE ON CONICAL DIAL ON PROPER LEFT SIDE; DECAL APPLIED TO UNDERSIDE OF VIEWER READS: 'EMR EMR/ INVENTORY CONTROL - CONTROLE DES STOCKS/ R.C./C.R. 636 018468/ EQ. CODE D'EQUIPE 6675-21-888-6393/ DO NOT REMOVE NE PAS ENLEVER'..2-.10 NOT MARKED, SAVE BY SINGLE, DOUBLE OR BOTH SINGLE & DOUBLE COLOURED DOTS - RED, WHITE OR YELLOW/ MASKING TAPE LABEL ON CASE TOP MARKED 'ANDRE' IN RED/ CLASPS ON CASE STAMPED: 'PAT. NOS./ 165333/ 173997/ MADE IN/ ENGLAND'/
Artifact Missing
UNKNOWN. PROBABLY MISSING RED & GREEN FILTERS FOR .11; POSSIBLY OTHER PTS MISSING.
Group 1
Exploration and Survey
Category 1
Photogrammetry
Subcategory 1
Plotting equipment
Material
metal->steel;metal->brass;glass;synthetic;wood
Length
44.0 cm
Width
25.5 cm