Stereoscope; Underwood and Underwood; C 1881; 2010.2.1015.1

Name/Title

Stereoscope

About this object

Oval shape - Hard alluminium - Two wing side pieces forming a U shapeto fit a nose on
The front two squares with glass inserted
Another alluminium piece si rivetted onto the front
Underneath is a wooden pointed handle held on by a swivel shaped piece, screwed onto a plate.
A wooden slat protrudes out - has a cross bar over the top with two thin copper bent pins on each end, to hold cards.
A wooden division is on the other end between the eye holes.

Maker

Underwood and Underwood

Date Made

C 1881

Place Made

USA - New York

Medium and Materials

Wood
Alluminium
Brass
Glass
Cardboard

Inscription and Marks

On the face piece is floral etching
On the wooden slat - warrented Underwood & Underwood Manufactures New York Patent applied for
No the handle Pat June 14 th 1881

Measurements

Height- 195mm
Width - 175mm
Length -310mm
Diameter -

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Items

Named Collection

Jack Morgan

Object Type

Social Event

Object number

2010.2.1015.1

Rights

All rights reserved

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