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Demonstration Apples

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Jackson, Rosemary H.; Benton, Stephen A.
Date made: 1978-1979
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 13 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in x 1/4 in
Nomenclature: historical
Classification: holograms

Large piece of glass to which is adhered many shards of broken glass that more or less fill up the entire glass sheet; when lit from behindwith a laser, viewer sees red image of 6 apples; 4 sit more toward background in a 2X2 formation, while other 2 sits closer to foreground, appearing to float above the image plane; however, this entire image is also visible in every single shard of broken glass (this phenomenon is known as `redundancy').

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thumbnail Benton, Stephen Anthony