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Untitled [Fleischmann's bottle, glass, elf, toy elephant and giraffe]

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: McDonnell Douglas Electronics Corporation
Date made: circa 1970-1974
Materials: reflection hologram; film
Measurements: 7 1/2 in x 5 in
Classification: holograms

Unique hologram that shows different reddish images when hologram is held right-side up or upside-down; from one direction, hologram shows a Fleischmann's liquor bottle on left and drinking glass on right of foreground, with a small white elf or ghost-like toy in background; when held upside-down, toy models of an elephant on left and giraffe on right are shown in foreground, with model palm trees in background; images can only be seen when angle of light is just perfect; no images are visible when hologram is held at a horizontal orientation; hologram is adhered to blue mounting board, with 2 holes at top and bottom to allow for hanging.


Gift of J. B. McElroy