Stereoscope; Negretti and Zambra; c. 1875; 3515/1
StereoscopeAbout 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.
Negretti & Zamba, Opticians and Instrument Makers to the Queen, 15 Cornhill, London.Maker
c. 1875Medium and Materials
wood & glassMeasurements
whole length 408mm whole width 242mm whole height 112mm (folded)Collection
Hitchin MuseumObject Type
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