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Stereoscopic Cameras

Series consists of 17 cameras designed to take identical images of the same subject from two lenses, approximately 2.5 inches apart or the same distance between human eyes. Cameras are able to make stereo pairs or single images. Cameras in this s...

Stereoscope Viewers

Series contains stereoscopic viewers, photographic images, and emphera. This includes a wide range of stereoscopes and three-dimensional viewers. Stereoscopes are devices used to view two mounted identical images as a single three-dimensional pho...

Stereographs, Egypt

Item consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Egypt, such as Pyramids, and Ships.15 stereoscopic photographs by Keystone View Co.2 stereoscopic photographs by Kilburn Brothers; 5 stereoscopic photographs in...

Bass Stereoscopic Photography Collection

  • 2018.09
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1850 - ca. 1996]

The collection contains stereoscopic photographs, viewers, and cameras, collected by the donors between the 1970's and the 1990's and dating from the 1850's to the 1990's. Material includes a variety of viewers, cameras, photog...

Holmes stereoscope viewer

Item is a Holmes stereoscope with a detachable pedestal made to be a handheld stereoscope or standing stereoscope.Originally designed by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894), the Holmes stereoscope became the prototype for all stereoscopes of the 19t...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Pontioscope viewer

This item is an optical instrument designed to create larger three-dimensional experiences from a two-dimensional photograph. Item is made of wood and has two sets of lenses made to enlarge images. Lenses also create different effects: "day e...

Ponti, Carlo

Kromskop stereoscopic table viewer

Item is a Kromskop viewer developed by Frederic E. Ives in 1895. Item comes with 1 monochrome transparency made from 3 colour separation negatives layered together; these transparencies were often referred to as kromograms. Kromograms were known a...

Wooden pedestal stereoscope viewer

Item is a wooden Holmes style stereoscope attached to a pedestal. Stereoscope viewer is made of cardboard and lined with velvet. Viewer is able to bend at the base.This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as ...

Achromatic stereoscope viewer

Item is a wooden and brass stereoscope with wooden hood cover. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the sliding card holder and adjusted ...

Stereoscopic views boxset

This item is a wooden stereoscopic box set with hand held viewer. Viewer is able to fold on top of itself and is made of wood and leather. Box has 45 stereoscopic slides made from various publishing studios such as Kilburn and Underwood & Unde...

Verascope stereo camera (Jules Richard)

Item is a french metal stereoscopic camera manufactured by Jules Richard. Brand on the back of the camera states that this object was manufactured in Paris, France then retailed through Felix Neumann Photohaus Studio in Austria. Manufactures typic...

Stereo-graphoscope viewer (unknown)

Item is a wooden stereoscope with binocular like lenses and a wooden hood. Stereograph card holder does not slide and handle bends onto viewer. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimension...

Lanterna Magica

Item is a child's, oil lamp magic lantern set manufactured by German company Ernst Planck. The set contains a tin projector, two-part lens, oil lamp, and 12 lantern slides. Instructions for use are printed in German, French, and English on th...

Tin stereoscope viewer (De Jong)

Item is a compact green tin stereoscope viewer adorned with a gold leaf and painted floral design. Item is collapsible. Manufacture's brand is stamped between viewer lenses. Item comes with two silver gelatin stereoscopes from the Pocket Rot...

Perfecscope viewer

Item is a Holmes style handheld stereoscope manufactured by H.C.White Company. Item is made of aluminium and wood with velvet around the viewer hood. The viewer is adorned with floral engraving. Slide holding the card is removable and adjustable t...

Monarch stereoscope viewer

This item is a hand held stereoscope made of wood and aluminium. The hood of the viewer is adorned with a floral engraving and a seal of a deer. The viewer is lined with velvet. The handle is able to bend back onto the viewer. This object was used...

Stereo-graphoscope viewer

This item is a handheld stereoscope made entirely of wood and has binocular style adjustable lenses. Handle folds onto viewer. Written on bottom of viewer: USA. APR. 23; 1889. OCT.15.1895; CANADA FEB.1996; FRANCE B.S.G.D.G; GREAT BRITAIN, GERMANY,...

The pocket rotoscope stereoscope

Item is a novelty compact collapsible tinplate stereoscope given as a premium from cigarette brands. The cover of the object is built in the shape of a small book. It is detailed with green, gold and yellow floral designs. Once item is unlocked, a...

Electric epidiascope

Item is a black tin, electric epidiascope, designed to project both transparent magic lantern slides as well as opaque images and small three-dimensional objects (called an episcope). Inside the lantern is a mirror that can be adjusted using a kno...

Stereo camera #9 (Seneca)

Item is a double lensed camera with retractable front. View finder is outside the body of the camera. Comes in a leather covered wood body. Folding-bed collapsible bellows view. Wide front lens board, Wollensak lenses, automatic double valve stere...

La StereoCarte stereoscope

This item is a red collapsible cardboard box stereoscope. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the card holder and viewed through the le...

Shomescope stereoscopic viewer

This item is a stereoscopic viewer made of a wooden compact case and concave mirror manufactured by Shomescope Manufacturing Company. A photograph would be placed facing the mirror to produce a three-dimensional effect. Three slits are built into ...

Stereo brownie (No.2)

Item is a Stereo Brownie camera manufactured by Kodak with a retractable front. Item is automatic with a push down button that unlatches the front cover revealing the camera. This object was designed to take two nearly identical pairs of images of...

Sculptscope viewer (Whiting)

This item is a large metal circular shaped stereoscope with glass flower designs on the sides. This coin operated stereoscope activates a mechanism that turns a metal belt containing built in stereographs. Richard R. Whiting formed the American No...

Whiting, Richard R.

View-Master model A (Sawyer's)

Item is a handheld plastic view master manufactured by Swayer's Inc. This 3D viewer was first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940).Reel of 16 mm colour transparencies of 7 diametrical pairs depicting Victoria Falls, Southern Rhod...

View-Master deluxe projector

Item is a brown electric view master projector manufactured by Swayer's Inc. Originally this item was meant as an educational tool for adults but quickly became a popular children's toy. Item is made of plastic and metal. This projector ...

Sawyer's View-Master projector

Item is an olive electric view master projector manufactured by Swayer's Inc. Originally this item was meant as an educational tool for adults but quickly became a popular children's toy. The lever on the side of the viewer will rotate t...

View-Master

Item is a handheld view master manufactured by Swayer's Inc and first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940). Item is made of plastic and metal. Reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of famous landmarks in British Col...

Sawyer's 3D view master

Item is a handheld view master manufactured by Swayer's Inc first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940). Reel has 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of Hollywood, California landmarks. The lever on the side of the viewer w...

Stereo box camera (Eho)

Item is a black double lenses box stereo camera similar to the size and shape of a Brownie. Makes 5 stereo pairs sized 6 x13cm or 10 single sized 6x6cm. Exposure on 120 and B,I shutter. Written on item: duplar 1:11. Branded with Echo trademark on ...

Sawyer's View-Master (model B)

Item is a circular brown plastic view master with binocular shape viewer. Item comes with one reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies of Niagara Falls, New York. Item opens and closes with lock at the top. Lever is designed to rotate t...

46B visual survey telebinocular

Item is a 46B Visual Survey Telebinocular used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the card holder and adjusted to fit the user's vision until the two i...

Haneel tri-vision stereoscopic camera

This item is a plastic and metal stereo camera manufactured by Haneel Camera Tri Vision. Camera is able to take three-dimensional and single images. Comes with Lestra-Lite color corrected lens. Features include snap back cover,internal spool to lo...

Kodaslide Stereo Viewer I

Item is a brown handheld electronic stereoscopic viewer manufactured by Kodak. Lenses adjustment and focus are controlled by a small brown knob on the right and switch on the top of eye lenses.This 3D viewer was used to view two nearly identical p...

Multi-Vue stereoscopic viewer kit

This item is a promotional stereoscopic kit given out by Chevrolet General Motors photography to display interiors and exteriors of their new car line. Each image is titled with the car name. The 3D viewer is black and made from metal and plastic....

View master gift-pak (Sawyer's)

This item is a view master gift-pak. The brown view master is made of plastic and metal with a small lever on the right side. When pushed down the lever rotates the reel inside. There are 7 separate Kodafilm reels of 16 mm transparencies depictin...

View-master stereoscope (Sawyer's)

Item is a handheld View-Master manufactured by Swayer's Inc and first introduced at the New York World Fair (1939-1940). The 3D viewer is made of plastic and metal. Reel shows 7 diametrical, 16 mm kodachrome transparencies of famous global la...

Sawyer's Inc.

TDC Vivid 116 stereo slide projector

Item is large, cast metal, electric table projector for 4 x 10.16 cm stereo slides, such as those created with the Nimslo half frame or Kodak Realist 5 perf format. Produced by the Three Dimension Company (a division of Bell & Howell), the pro...

Revere 33 stereo camera

This item is a three-dimensional stereo rangefinder camera designed with two lenses to simultaneously expose two frames at once. The images produced can be inserted into a stereoscope and viewed at as a three-dimensional image. F3. 5-22/35mm amat...

Kodak Stereo Camera (Kodak)

Item is a stereo camera made of metal and plastic. Camera takes pairs of 24 x 24 mm exposures on 35 mm film. Uses f3.5/35 mm lenses. Item comes with brown leather case branded with Kodak on the front and lens cap.

View-Master Stereo-Matic "500"

Item is large, electric projector for all 3D View-Master reels (with the exception of Talking View-Master reels). In order to project in 3D, a special screen and polarizing glasses were required. Manual can be retrieved from: http://www.vmresourc...

Tru-Vue viewer (Tru-Vue company)

Item is a plastic viewer built with a red push down handle. The handle is designed to rotate three-dimensional transparency images specifically manufactured by Tru-Vue Company. The original images come on cards which can be inserted through the sl...

Tru-Vue Company

Kodaslide stereo viewer I

Item is a plastic and metal 3D viewer used to observe reels of Kodak colour three-dimensional transparencies. Knob on the side switches transparencies. Item comes in original box.Written on box: " For life-like pictures in 3 dimensions. Focus...

Kodaslide stereo viewer I

Item is a plastic and metal stereo viewer used to observe reels of Kodak colour three-dimensional transparencies. Knob on the side switches transparencies.Written on box: "Focus and interocular adjustments, takes all standard stereo mounts, o...

Stori viewer stereoscopic viewer

Item is a brown binocular style plastic stereoscopic viewer accompanied by a colour transparency card depicting Llamas from South America. The 3D viewer was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional i...

Yashica-mat TLR (Yashica)

Item is a twin lens reflex (TLR) camera. Body is very similar to the Rolleiflex. 6x6 cm on 120 mm. Aut-stop winding, yashinon f3.5/80mm lens, copal-MXV, B 1 sec 1/500 shutter. Item also comes with a brown case and strap, written on case "Yas...

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