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Portrait of Dr. Dennis Gabor

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: McDonnell Douglas Electronics Corporation; Rhinehaart, R.
Date made: 1971
Materials: laser transmission; film (?)
Measurements: 23 in x 40 3/4 in x 1 in
Nomenclature: historical
Classification: holograms

Holographic portrait depicting shoulders and head of Dr. Dennis Gabor (considered to be the inventor of holography); entire image is difficult to view using standard laser light;


Hologram is surrounded by large green-painted wooden frame; note printed on frame reads `Pulsed laser transmission hologram of Dennis Gabor, by R. Rinehart, McDonnell Douglas Electronics, 1971. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Gabor and CBS Labs.' 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.
MOH-1979.01