Brewster Pattern Hand-held Stereoscope

Made:
1850-1870
maker:
Unknown

A Brewster pattern hand-held stereoscope made from papier-mache, with applied decoration on black lacquer, made about 1860. Curve-sided, papier-mache stereoscope with gold and coloured applied decoration on black lacquer, with painting of a little dog. Four pink bead feet. Two prismatic lenses, fixed focus. Hinged lid, ground glass.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/7273
Materials:
glass, lacquer, metal (unknown), papier-mâché
type:
stereoscope
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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