ObjectsViewing Record 1735 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: Multiplex Moving Holograms; Claudius, Peter
Date made: 1976
Materials: 360° integral stereogram (Multiplex); film
Measurements: 9 1/4 in x 50 in
Three sheets of film adhered together with clear tape to form one continuous image (each sheet is a 120-degree hologram); film is placed in a special rotating structure [see Notes below]; as structure rotates, viewer sees a rainbow-colored movie clip showing a claymation sequence from the film `Closed Mondays' in which a machine/computer with a human-like face (with large quivering lips) that sits in a living room (paintings in background) morphs into other objects, including a large tomato with a human face, Albert Einstein, and a television showing a news reporter on the screen; the images on the third sheet of film are hard to discern.
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.