London, South Kensington
12 May 2000
Magic stereoscope no. 202
Negretti and Zambra, London; the viewer covered in tooled leather, hinged top, rack and pinion focusing, two internal pairs of supplementary lenses, maker's plate MAGIC STEREOSCOPE NO. 202. BY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT. NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA. 59 CORNHILL, LONDON, on a brass column, and cast-metal base modelled as the three graces
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Paul Wing (1996), Stereoscopes. The First One Hundred Years, p. 28-29.
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