Hand-held stereoscopic viewing device and cards

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Title

Hand-held stereoscopic viewing device and cards

Description

The Underwood & Underwood Egypt Stereoviews collection includes 101 cards with photographs of Egypt commissioned by the Underwood & Underwood publishing company in the 1890s. The photographs, originally sold as a boxed set, document late 19th century Egyptian culture and the history of travel in the Middle East.

Publisher

New York: Underwood & Underwood Ltd.

Subject

Egypt -- Description and travel

Relation

http://digitalcollections.aucegypt.edu/digital/collection/p15795coll8

Language

Date Created

circa 1890

References

https://oi.uchicago.edu/research/publications/misc/egypt-through-stereoscope-journey-through-land-pharaohs

Bibliographic Citation

Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935. Egypt through the stereoscope : A journey through the land of the Pharaohs. New York : Underwood & Underwood, [c1905].[online]

Spatial Coverage

Egypt

Temporal Coverage

circa 1890

Provenance

The Underwood & Underwood stereoviews of Egypt were originally purchased by AUCPresident Richard F. Pedersen in 1985. Two years later, Pedersen expanded the collection by purchasing the full set of stereoscope slides.

Files

underwood_viewer.jpg
4. Underwood Slide viewer.jpg

Citation

“Hand-held stereoscopic viewing device and cards,” AUC Libraries, accessed August 14, 2022, https://auclibraries.omeka.net/items/show/27.