“Le Nain” stereoscope by Mattey “Le Nain” is a curious stereo viewer manufactured by A. Mattey from Paris. It is a cross between a handheld and multiview stereoscope and supports 45 x 107mm glass stereoviews.”Le Nain” means “Dwarf” and emphasizes the compact design of the stereoscope. To understand the idea behind the design, a translated quote from the 1922 Mattey catalog: The current multiview stereoscopes are robust devices consisting of a multiview mechanism and a storage cabinet for 200 to…