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David McGreevy's Blog – May 2020 Archive (1)

Help identify this strange French optical viewer

This is a device that is new to me, I don't even know what to call it. 6 x 6" box, it has a concave mirror and slots to fit photos. Not at all like a Graphoscope. You position yourself behind the photo and view the enlarged image in the mirror. Rather clever, as you can see both the front and back of a CDV at the same time.

Does anyone know what this…

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Added by David McGreevy on May 8, 2020 at 20:00 — 5 Comments

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