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Horse [Holograms for Displaying 3D Images]

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
Date made: 1982
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission); foil
Measurements: 3 in x 4 in
Nomenclature: commercial
Classification: holograms

Twentyfive-page Japanese booklet with some English translation, produced by the HSD Group, titled `Holograms for Displaying 3D Images;' adhered to p. 19 is an embossed, rainbow-colored hologram on reflective foil of a metal toy in which a stick-figure-type man sits on a stick-figure-type horse (the horse is balanced on its front legs, and is presumably a wobbly, rocking, balance-type toy); booklet explains basic history, principles and applications of holography; cover shows a non-holographic color picture of a Multiplex hologram of a parrot sitting in a cage.

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