“The Ghost in the Stereoscope” Stereoscopic Card

This 19th century stereoscopic card offers a playful take on a ghostly encounter. [PM2018.5] © Ethereal ProductionsThis card was produced by the London Stereoscopic Company and suggested by  British scientist and inventor,  Sir David Brewster. [PM2018.5] © Ethereal Productions

 

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Title: “The Ghost in the Stereoscope” Stereoscopic Card
Associated people(s): Sir David Brewster, K.H.  (1781 – 1868) (“kindly suggested by”)
Date: 1856 – 1859
Associated place: London Stereoscopic Company, 54 Cheapside, London, United Kingdom (publisher)
Material and technique: Card ; printed
Object type: Stereoscopic card
Dimensions: 17.6cm (width) ; 8.4cm (height)
No. of items: 1
Museum location: Online
Museum collection: Ephemera
Accession no.: PM2018.5