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Stereoviewer

Description

Rectangular viewer with canted corners and molded base; knob for turning the pictures; two sets of viewing lenses; double hinged doors with silver gilt interior. Metal plate reads "ALEX BECKERS/ NEW YORK." Last patent date is 1859.

Details

Maker
Beckers, Alex (Maker)
Date
1860
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Material
black walnut (wood)
metal
Object type
Visual Communication T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
black walnut (wood)
metal
Stereoviewer
stereoviewers (wheel type)
Unidentified Metal
Walnut
Dimensions
18 x 10 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.1577
Credit Line
Gift of John Olson
GUSN
55768

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