zograscope

Made:
1815-1825
maker:
Unknown

Zogroscope. Pedestal viewer for small pictures, c. 1820. 14 x 20 cm mirror in pivoted frame with 10cm viewing bi-convex lens with telescopic column giving height varying from 34 to 50cm. With a wooden screw fitting. Fluted decoration on lower column and small amount of inlay. Lead weighted base.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1334
Materials:
lead (metal), mirror-glass (silvered), wood (unidentified) and wood veneer
type:
zograscope
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • photographic viewing equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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