Folding pocket stereoscope with stereoscopic coloured Daguerreotype

Made:
City of Westminster
maker:
William Edward Kilburn

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'Kilburn's' folding pocket stereoscope fitted with colour tinted daguerreotype in passeportout mount (portrait of gentleman in uniform) in wooden leather covered fittedcase, by Kilburn, 234 Regent St., London, 1853-1859. Marked by appointment with British royal coat of arms.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1919-299
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, paper (fibre product), silver plated, textile and wood
Measurements:
overall (closed): 19 mm x 130 mm x 100 mm,
overall (open): 105 mm x 130 mm x 100 mm,
overall weight: .221kg
type:
stereoscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry

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