Item 2018.09.02.077 - Perfeoscope stereoscope viewer (Underwood & Underwood)

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Perfeoscope stereoscope viewer (Underwood & Underwood)

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  • [ca.1895] (Manufacturing)
    Underwood & Underwood

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1 piece of photographic viewing equipment : stereoscope ; 10 x 30 x 20 cm

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This item is a wooden handheld Holmes style stereoscope with wooden hood and adjustable slide holder most likely manufactured by H.C. White Co. then retailed through Underwood & Underwood.

Written on object : The perfoscope. USA patented Oct 15 1859/Canada Feb 1 1896. DROM No. 53803

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Good condition

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Collected by the late Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass and donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Gail Bass in 2018


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