Stereoscope; Negretti and Zambra; c. 1875; 3515/1

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Name/Title

Stereoscope

About this object

Stereoscope with hinged viewing lenses and large magnifying lenses.
Walnut. Base hinges up to store the large lens.

Stereoscopes were very popular from the 1850s to the 1930s. They allow people to view a stereoscopic pair of photographs easily by showing the scene from each eye, giving a 3D effect. Exotic places and animals were especially popular.

Place Made

London

Place Notes

Negretti & Zamba, Opticians and Instrument Makers to the Queen, 15 Cornhill, London.

Maker

Negretti and Zambra

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

c. 1875

Medium and Materials

wood & glass

Measurements

whole length 408mm whole width 242mm whole height 112mm (folded)

Collection

Hitchin Museum

Object Type

Stereoscope

Object number

3515/1

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