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U of M and Tall-masted Ship

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Leith, Emmett N.; Upatnieks, Juris
Date made: 1964
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 5 in x 4 in
Nomenclature: scientific/historical
Classification: holograms

Wooden model of a tall-masted ship positioned in front of a sign that reads `U of M' (University of Michigan), positioned on the left side of the glass; mirrors used in original holographic table setup are visible in the center; inverted, upside-down image of the ship and sign is on the right; red image; "Masking tape wrapped with cover glass. Same background as the 12/64 hologram, but with a more interesting and parallax-active foreground." (from Leith's notes; from sheet `Materials collected on 5/19/93 by S.A. Benton, at Ann Arbor,' which can be found in the accession file for the accession number above)


Gift of Emmett Leith