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The stereoscopic transparency features a black and white image that depicts an imaginary underworld, populated by devils, skeletons, and monsters. In the scene, a devil lies in a chaise lounge while five skeletons and one monster seem to nurse the devil. When held to light, hues of green, gold, brown, pink,blue, and others can be seen. The image is mounted in a yellow, embossed card. Handling note: Extremely delicate. Handle with care.

Description Source

The London Stereoscopic Company LTD. http://www.londonstereo.com/diableries/diabs-series-A-A35.html (accessed September 21, 2018).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

-3786797222

Approximate Creation Date

late 1800s

Measurement

3 3/8 X 6 13/16 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print in paper card

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

stereograph

Class

photos

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6774

Digital ID

FVW_06774

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Les Medecines du Diable (from Diableries French Devil Tissues Stereos, 'C' series - Creves)

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