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Untitled [Sundial tests ?]
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Date made: date unknown
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 5 in x 4 in
One of a series of 6 laser transmissions holograms; object numbers MOH-1986.20.01-.05 show no recognizable image; in a few, one can see a vague image but it's unidentifiable; .06, however, clearly shows an object which appears to be the same as in object number MOH-1982.11.01, by Adrian Lines; According to Museum of Holography's notes, it shows `a sundial with changing shadow...metal swirls of dolphin bodies coming out from both sides'; as strange as that description is, it is hard to accurately desribe; MOH-1986.20.01 is a red image, as compared to the golden-orange color of MOH-1982.11.01, which is a reflection hologram.
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