ObjectsViewing Record 743 of 1946
Previous Record Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List
Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Rallison, Richard
Date made: 1975
Materials: dichromated gelatin (reflection); glass
Measurements: 6 1/4 in x 3 in; diameter: 3 in
Clear, footed glass jar with lid in form of truncated cone; lid is permanently sealed to glass; dichromated gelatin emulsion is on the inner part of the glass; hologram wraps around the entire glass and shows coins (U.S. and foreign), watch parts, gears, beads, and jewelry, making it appear as though the glass is filled with these objects; gold tone with a greenish-blue tint, depending on angle of light.
Early holographic application commercially produced for personal adornment. Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.