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Dispersion Compensation Holography [skulls]
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Bazargan, Kaveh; Icon Holographic
Date made: 1981
Materials: white light transmission; film
Measurements: 7 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in
Double-exposure hologram showing 2 skulls; when viewed from right, life-size human skull is shown; when viewed from left, a Neanderthaloid skull can be seen; realistic color; good horizontal and vertical parallax; hologram is on a piece a film set within a black cardboard frame; this frame sits on the front of a television-sized monitor, which projects 12-volt light from the back through the hologram; monitor comes with its own power cord.
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