Wood

Holland

18th. c

 

Folding portable peepshow.

 

0616



Wood

Holland

18th. c

 

Folding portable peepshow.

 

0617





Wood box

The Netherlands

c. 1780

Closed:13 1/2" x 19" x 11", extended:13 1/2" x 19" x 37 1/2"

 

This peepshow, with one viewing lens, folds to make it more portable and opens up and extends for viewing.

 

0618




Wood box

The Netherlands

c. 1780

Closed:13 1/2" x 19" x 11", extended:13 1/2" x 19" x 37 1/2"

 

This peepshow, with one viewing lens, folds to make it more portable and opens up and extends for viewing.

 

1431





 

Wood

18th. c.

 

Folding box peepshow. Could be set up as a horizontal peepshow and reconfigured as a vertical boite d';optique

 

 

0619



Optique

Leather covered wood frame

France

18th century

18 1/2" x 22" x 15 1/4"

 

 

A book form double zograscope with two biconvex lenses used for viewing Vue d' Optiques.

 

0620





Pyramidal Peepshow

Painted wood

France

c. 1800

26 1/2" x 16" x 10"

 

This colorful box shown from front and back and alongside a similar shaped box (0636) made for children.

 

4547

 

4547



Boite d'Optique

Painted wood

America

c. 1820

25" x 21" x 15"

 

0622





Wood with paper views

Continental

c. 1820

Box:8 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 11 3/4", views:7 1/2" x 9 1/2"

 

A double hinged wooden peep box with seven day/night views.

 

 

0713



Wood

Continental

c. 1840

34" x 19" x13"

 

0621



Painted wood

America

c. 1840

29" x 18" x 13"

 

 

0623


 

 

 

0624



Paper

France

c. 1840

Closed: 19" x 15 3/4" x 1 1/4"

 

A peepshow where the front looks like a cathedral with two viewing holes.

 

 

 

 

0626




Cardboard with paper

France

c. 1840

box:7 1/2" x 9" x 23 1/2", images:6 1/2" x 8 1/4"

 

A homemade box with Chinoise pattern that contains a set of Engelbrecht peepshow views showing the inside of a grand hall with men and women sitting at tables, playing games and eating food.

 

4577

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