Stereoscope

Object Number: 
Z.1824
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
overall, closed: 2 x 4 3/4 x 6 in. ( 5.1 x 12.1 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on hood: "THE CORTE-SCOPE" stamped: on handle: "TO LOCK HANDLE/PUSH IN/THE CORTE-SCOPE CO./PATENT PEND. CLEVELAND, O."
Description: 
Folding hand-held stereoscope made of lightweight metal painted black; lenses have hood which folds out to provide eye shield; flat handle folds down to vertical position for holding; three-pronged photograph holder can be adjusted by metal bar along the horizontal plane to change distance of image from lenses.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group