a) A green metal and wood stereoscope. There is a metal piece that curves to fit around the face with a black section in the middle with two glass openings for the eyes. Small raised bumbs line the outside and three black screws are on the bottom. A 27.3cm long piece of green wood is atttached to t…
The Keystone View Company was a major distributor of stereographic images, and was located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. From 1892 through 1963 Keystone produced and distributed both educational and comic/sentimental stereoviews, and stereoscopes. By 1905 it was the world's largest stereographic company. (Source: Wikipedia, accessed Dec 2017)
a) A green metal and wood stereoscope. There is a metal piece that curves to fit around the face with a black section in the middle with two glass openings for the eyes. Small raised bumbs line the outside and three black screws are on the bottom. A 27.3cm long piece of green wood is atttached to the metal piece with two screws. On the bottom is a black, bent piece of metal attached to the wood with two screws. There is a narrow slit cut down the centre of the wood. On the top is narrow piece of green wood sitting perpendicular to the strip of wood and attached between the eyeholes of the metal piece. A wider black piece of wood is attached to the other end with two screws.
b) A green, wooden, 17.8cm long, cross-section piece. On the bottom are two looped pieces of metal bent partway down. In the middle is a notch where the piece fits onto the main body of the stereoscope. Above this notch is a black metal piece attached with two screws.
c) Booklet with yellow cover, titled "Keystone Eye Comfort Trainig / Base Out Alpha Unit".
d) Yellow piece of paper titled "Eye Comfort 'Alpha' Unit".
e) Rectangular black box base, similar to a shoe box. At one end is a paper tag titled "The Keystone No. 35 Eye Comfort Stereoscope".
f) Black box lid
g-l) 6 stereoscopic slides, mounted on rectangles of curved black cardboard. g) Man reading in room, w/numbers on slide. h) River with large boulders, w/numbers on slide. i) In the hayfields above Oberammergau, Germany. j) Holy Tank of Alwar, India. k) Person seated on hillside; snowy owls. l) Man seated on cliff; person carrying basket.
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).