Anaglyph



an ornament sculptured or embossed in low relief, as a cameo.
Optics. a composite picture printed in two colors that produces a three-dimensional image when viewed through spectacles having lenses of corresponding colors.
Historical Examples

The anaglyph was peculiar to the Egyptian priests; the hieroglyph generally known to the well educated.
The Caxtons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

If he had been a priest of Serapis for fifty years he could not have known the anaglyph better.
The Caxtons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The anaglyph was peculiar to the Egyptian priests—the hieroglyph generally known to the well educated.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 64 No. 396 October 1848 Various

If he had been a priest of Serapis for fifty years, he could not have known the anaglyph better!
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 64 No. 396 October 1848 Various

noun
(photog) a stereoscopic picture consisting of two images of the same object, taken from slightly different angles, in two complementary colours, usually red and cyan (green-blue). When viewed through spectacles having one red and one cyan lens, the images merge to produce a stereoscopic sensation
anything cut to stand in low relief, such as a cameo

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