Stereoviewer

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-55768

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

Descriptive Terms

stereoviewers (wheel type)
black walnut (wood)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Walnut
Stereoviewer

Maker

Beckers, Alex (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Visual Communication T&E

Dimensions

18 x 10 x 11 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John Olson

Accession Number

1941.1577

Places

New York state (United States)