ObjectsViewing Record 1200 of 1946
Previous Record Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List
Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Burns, Jody
Date made: 1983
Materials: embossed mylar foil (white light transmission); foil
Measurements: 13 in x 13 in
Embossed, rainbow-colored, holographic, foil sticker serving as an advertisement for Tiffen Filters; realistic camera appears at bottom, with rudimentary drawing of a hand to left and an eye and a swoosh of hair to the right; the word `FILTERS' appears at very top, with a round filter appearing in front of the letters; the letters behind the filter are magnified by the filter; below is the word `TIFFEN;' depending on the viewer's position, the letters in `TIFFEN' appear either as simple block letters or as outlined letters that are projected repeatedly on 3 levels; below this appears `Filters for Special Effects'; some scratches; foil hologram is adhered to a larger piece of black plexiglas with a hole through each corner for hanging;
Many commercial companies experimented with holograms for promoting their products and services. Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.