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Stereoscope (reversible in box)
R. & J. Beck (British, founded 1865, dissolved 1891)
Unknown maker, French
British and French
London, England (Place Created)
Wood, brass, glass
8.3 × 17.8 × 17.1 cm (3 1/4 × 7 × 6 3/4 in.)
Gift of Gloria and Stanley Fishfader
Stereoscope with a rectangular wooden body. The front contains two independently adjustable lenses, housed in brass fittings on a brass plate. Brass dials on either side adjust the brass plate to assist focusing. The top of the box is hinged, with a mirror attached to the interior. The back end of the stereoscope has metal clips to hold a stereograph. Glass stereograph of an ocean scene accompanies the stereoscope.