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Hologram of a House Model

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Upatnieks, Juris; Leith, Emmett N.; Leonard, Carl D.
Date made: 1968
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 4 in x 5 in
Nomenclature: scientific/historical
Classification: holograms

Small glass hologram showing "Four different views [of a house]: blueprint, frame structure, walls in place, and completed model" (from notes supplied by Joseph S. Accetta of ERIM, who donated the hologram to the MIT Museum); as one slowly tilts the glass, the image of the house changes from flat blueprint through the final finished model; best viewed by looking down into the lower right corner of the glass; glass plates are bordered and held together by silver tape around the edges, which forms a silver frame; tape on upper center of front of glass reads `4 images architectural'; tape on upper center of back of glass reads `This side towards viewer;' crack on front glass appears in upper right corner.


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