London, South Kensington
14 January 1999
Achromatic stereoscope no. 601
Smith, Beck & Beck, London; hand model, wood-body, brass fittings, with a pair of focusing lenses, in maker's box
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Paul Wing (1996), Stereoscopes: The First One Hundred Years, p. 35.
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