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Stereo slide viewer - Unknown


  • Object:

    Stereo slide viewer

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1989 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nessim, Barbara, born 1939 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stereo slide viewer with colour slides

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patric Prince

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf DR86

Physical description

Black and white plastic stereo slide viewer with two 35mm colour slides. Drawing depicts a human figure, seemingly wrapped up in a swathe of material that ends around the figure's shoulders in flame shaped segments. The figure's face is featureless and on his or her right shoulder is an open pair of scissors with orange handles.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1989 (made)


Nessim, Barbara, born 1939 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stereo slide viewer with colour slides


Height: 5.5 cm of stereo slide viewer, Width: 7.5 cm of stereo slide viewer, Length: 12.2 cm of stereo slide viewer

Descriptive line

Stereo slide viewer with colour 35mm slides, 'Unknown', slide image is a drawing by Barbara Nessim, 1989.

Production Note

Attribution note: Hardware/software used: macintosh - macpaint




Photography; Free-hand drawing

Subjects depicted

Scissors; Figure, human


Computer Art


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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