Stereoscope Set (Views of France)

1920s
Unknown French, Manufactured by Louis Lumière (French, 1864–1958), Manufactured by Auguste Lumière (French, 1862–1954)


Dimensions

Overall (box): 10.5 x 14 x 30 cm (4 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 11 13/16 in.);Each slide: 4.5 x 10.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.306.1-85

Medium or Technique

Glass stereoscopic slides and viewer

Not On View

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs

83 views of Fontainebleau, Versailles, the Alps, Mont Saint Michel, Nîmes, and Avignon; two cardboard viewers

Provenance

Mary E. Welsh, purchased in France, 1928; her heirs; given to Sue Welsh Reed in 1990s; her gift to MFA June 22, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Sue Welsh Reed in memory of Mary E. Welsh