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Portrait of Gabor [Gabor rainbow]
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Benton, Stephen A.
Date made: 1977
Materials: white light transmission; glass
Measurements: 11 in x 14 in
Tight closeup bust-shot of Dr. Dennis Gabor (considered to be the inventor of holography), with mustache and glasses; rainbow-colored image on a thick glass plate; image is weak and slightly distorted; heavily smudged with fingerprints.
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