Collectie GI Stereoscopic Photographs - Griffith Institute Stereoscopic Photographs Collection


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GI Stereoscopic Photographs


Griffith Institute Stereoscopic Photographs Collection


  • c. 1944-1950 (Vervaardig)
  • c. 1900-1914 (Vervaardig)
  • c. 1896-1904 (Vervaardig)



Omvang en medium

1 purpose made box containing 103 stereoscopic photographs and 2 boxes


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Ophtalmic / Optitian.

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Film company.

Geschiedenis van het archief

1) Not known.
2) Formerly in private possession in Bangor, Northern Ireland; acquired by Dr F. Bosch-Puche in June 2017.
3) Formerly in private possession in Scotland; at auction at Mulberry Bank Auctions, 15 Kelvin Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow (sale 26th-27th October 2018, lot 290).

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

1) Presented by Mr. P. Carter in 2002.
2) Presented by Dr F. Bosch-Puche in June 2017.
3) Acquired by E. Fleming on behalf of the Griffith Institute in October 2018.

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

1) 103 stereoscopic photographs published by Underwood & Underwood, consisting of views of Egypt (49), China (50), Europe (3), and India (1).
2) Sawyer's View-Master Model B, black bakelite (c. 1944-1947), and twelve View-Master reels with seven pictures of Egypt each (© 1950): 3301 'Cairo, Egypt'; 3302 'The Famous Mosques of Cairo, Egypt'; 3303 'The Great Pyramids and Sphinx, Giza, Egypt'; 3304 'The Tombs of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt'; 3305 'Treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amen, Cairo, Egypt'; 3306 'The River Nile, Assuan to Cairo, Egypt'; 3307 'The Valley of the Nile, Egypt'; 3308 'People of the Nile Valley, Egypt'; 3309 'Sakkara and Memphis, Egypt'; 3310 'Luxor & El Karnak, Egypt'; 3311 'Ancient Thebes, Egypt'; and 3312 'Assuan on the Nile, Egypt'.
3) 50 stereoscopic glass positives accompanied by a handwritten numbered index of images and a Gaumont stereoscopic viewer. The positives were created in Egypt sometime between 1900 and 1914. Views include Alexandria, Cairo (street scenes and inside the Egyptian Museum), the pyramids at Giza, the Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and Aswan.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie



Kept as received.

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

1-2) Copyright not established, but the Smithsonian American Art Museum should be consulted regarding 1) and General Aniline & Film (GAF) regarding 2). 3) Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

Schrift van het materiaal

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Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

No problems.



Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

1) These are original copies. The original negatives are in the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
2) These are original copies. Location of original negatives not known.
3) These are original copies. Location of original negatives not known.

Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

1-3) Not known.

Related units of description

Griffith Institute Archive:
-Three boxes containing a total of 176 lantern slides. Presented together with 1) by the same donor.
-TAA iii.27: ‘Discovering TutAnkhAmun in 3D: Stereoscopic Installation Photographs of the Ashmolean Exhibition, 24 July – 2 November, 2014’ by Jenni Navratil.

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