Stereoscope

2000/020

Stereoscopes (2 No) and small toolkit in a fitted leather pocket

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Description

Stereoscopes (2 No) and small toolkit in a fitted leather pocket. 1 x AM Stereoscope Type D 148/746 and 1 x Casella.

Used to view a stereoscopic pair of separate images, depicting left-eye and right-eye views of the same scene, as a single three-dimensional image.

Originally manufactured for the Air Ministry for RAF intelligence to examine detail in aerial reconnaissance photography (WW2).

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2000/020

Item Type

Short Description

Stereoscopes: AM Stereoscope Type D 148/746 and Casella

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1975

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

AM Stereoscope: small section of black Dymo tape inscribed "M 9" and "MANN" written in ink on inside of canvas bag. Casella: small section of red Dymo tape inscribed with "M.7."

Dimensions (mm)

Various

Donor

Date Donated

March 2000

Materials

Metal and glass

Condition

Good

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