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Hand-held Slide Viewer
Sandburg's early career selling stereographs captured his imagination for viewing the world from the printed word, and from photographic imagesl. Sandburg hoped that in his work he would be able to create "picture words" as the Indians and Chinese did. (Niven, p 365)
Wood, tin. L 32, W 17.5, H 19.5 & Tin W 13.0, H 7.0 cm
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, CARL 59056, 59057