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360-degree Computer Generated Display Hologram

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Yaroslavskii, Leonid Petrovich
Date made: date unknown
Materials: laser transmission; film
Measurements: 3 1/2 in; diameter: 21 in
Nomenclature: historical
Classification: holograms

360° computer-generated display hologram; strips of holographic film around the outside of a wheel-shaped structure; the center of the structure is a wooden disk with a hole in the middle, which could be attached to a motorized mount that would turn the structure; 8 metal rods serve as spokes that hold the outside structure together, which consists of film held in place by metal strips; when laser light is shown on film and structure turns, viewer sees a formation of 5 red balls that rotates 360°.


Gift of Leonid Petrovich Yaroslavskii