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Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Holographic Communications Corps. of America; Lissack, Selwyn; Ruchin, Cecile
Date made: circa 1970
Materials: reflection hologram; film
Measurements: 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in
Greenish-yellow head of Sun Ra (woman's face surrounded completely by a circle of hair), staring out at the viewer; depending upon which side of the hologram one is viewing, the 3-D effect is strong but with detail loss in the face, or the image is recessed but with a clearer face; head is attached to an ornately-worked, filigree, cone-shaped sculpture.
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