Collections Highlights – Stereoscope
A stereoscope allows the user to view a single three-dimensional image, achieved by looking at a pair of stereoscopic images through the lenses. The slight difference in perspective of the two images creates a seemingly three-dimensional image for the viewer. The Bixby family had a stereoscope in the parlor with stereograph slides of Yellowstone kept in the bookcase, as this was a form of entertainment in the early 20th century. This device, with a few stereoscoph slides, can be viewed in the Parlor.
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