Rouch Pedestal stereoscope

Made:
1875-1885 in England
maker:
W.W. Rouch and Company
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
      Pedestal stereoscope by W W Rouch and Company, made in England, late 19th century

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The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford Pedestal stereoscope by W W Rouch and Company, made in England, late 19th century
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Box body stereoscope; fixed back; hinged lid with flat mirror; ground glass missing; c. 1880. Lenses on rack and pinion focused rectangular tube; hinged front. Eye shields. Double brass telescopic stand, with pivot for tilting; turned wooden base. Overall (approx): 420 mm x 210 mm x 210 mm x 210 mm (dia. base).

Pedestal stereoscope by W W Rouch and Company, made in England, late 19th century.

A box body stereoscope on a double brass telescopic stand, with pivot for tilting and a turned wooden base. Stereoscopes used two slightly different two-dimensional photographs of the same view, to create a three dimensional view.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/6994
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (approx): 420 mm x 210 mm x 210 mm, 210 mm,
type:
stereoscope
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • photographic viewing equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford