Peepshow Box With Fourteen Paper Transparencies

Made:
c. 1800
maker:
Unknown

Peepshow box with fourteen paper transparencies, c 1800. Wooden box 340 x 440 x 420mm. Front covered with canvas, pattern of dome-headed brass studs. 70mm diameter convex lens in brass mount. Internal groove to hold paper transparencies, top lid for access. Hinged rear door, with metal lining for reflector.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7153
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), canvas, glass, leather, paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
type:
optical toy
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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