Viewer - graphostereoscope; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.364
Viewer - graphostereoscopeAbout this object
Graphostereoscope for viewing photographs. Varnished wooden case which unfolds at bottom so that a hinged foot can be put in slots which raises viewer to 1 or 2 heights. Lid has 1 large and 2 small magnifying glasses. One flap on lower side of lid pulls down and the other across to set up viewer. Flap on top tray pulls up. Brass guides for photograph. Flap hinged to wood which moves along runners in side of back.
A stereoscope is an optical instrument through which two pictures of the same object, taken from slightly different points of view, are seen one by each eye, producing the effect of 3 dimensional picture. Modern stereoscopes are principally used for air photo interpretation. Early stereoscopes were used for viewing stereo cards or photographs on a range of subjects
H 65mm x L 230mm x W 140mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the Collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type