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Portrait of Peter with Lens

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Nicholson, Peter
Date made: 1978
Materials: laser transmission; film
Measurements: 16 1/2 in x 20 in
Classification: holograms

Red self-portrait of Peter Nicholson holding up a clear, round magnifying lens in his left hand at eye level; depending on viewer's angle, his left eye becomes magnified behind the lens; spooky effect, as only the head and hand are visible; excellent horizontal parallax.


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MOH-1993.47.HOL108