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Finding Aid of the Collection of Stereoscopic Views, 1850-1920
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  • Title: A Collection of Stereoscopic Views
    Collection number: 2050
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.5 linear ft. (11 boxes. 1 oversize box.)
    Date (inclusive): 1850-1920
    Abstract: Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side. By the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular. The collection consists primarily of American stereographs by numerous photographers and publishers and several stereofilms of various European locations.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Stereoscopic Views (Collection 2050). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    History

    Stereograph images were most commonly made by using the stereo camera, a machine that took two simultaneous images of the same subject through two lenses placed side by side; by the mid-1850s, collecting and viewing stereographs was very popular; when properly viewed, stereographs give the sense of a three dimensional scene.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists primarily of American stereographs. The collection includes stereoscopic views by numerous photographers and publishers. Also includes several stereofilms of various European locations.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Stereographs.
    Stereoscopic photographs.
    Stereoscopic views.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232879