ObjectsViewing Record 1700 of 1928
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.
(Study for) To Absent Friends
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Dawson, Paula Heatley
Date made: 1989
Materials: laser transmission; glass
Measurements: 12 in x 15 in
Barroom scene, with billiards table and bar visible, covered with empty glasses, bottles and party goods; red image; excellent 3-D depth effect. . The finished work has holograms replacing the mirror surfaces in the real bar as seen in this small test hologram.
Photograph of actual bar. Hologram is view from behind bar. 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.