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Catalog Number 2009.066.0005.A
Object Name Camera
Description Silver rectangle with faux leather black plastic texture on bottom half. Back faux black leather plastic has a white sticker with owner's name and address. This section also hinges open. Inside there is a rectangular cavity to the right for film a rectangular aperture for light exposure and two cylindrical collums to the left. The left collumn has a series of tabs on the bottom and top to feed the film to the right collumn which has a groove to catch and wrap exposed film.

Above the rear faux black leather is a viewing window on the left and a reel to forward the film on the right.

A short cylindrical lens is adhered to the front of the camera. The lens exterior is textured and labeled with different images.

The base of the camera has a central threaded hole to which a camera stand can be mounted. There are three evenly spaced phillips head screws attaching the base.

The top of the camera has a wind-up tab to the left, flash attachment location in the center, a metal button to take a picture to the left of the flash attachment and a window to read the exposure number to the far right.

The left side of the camera has a small metal protrusion with a hole cut through its center to attach a strap.
Dimensions H-3.25 W-3.5 L-5.5 inches
Collection Aurora History Museum Objects Collection
Imagefile 017\2009.0066.0005.jpg
Material Plastic/Metal

COLOROPTICAL LENS/ 1:6f=50mm series 746277

W.M.T. Thompson/ 6973 S. Buffalo St. / Littleton, CO 80120
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Lexicon sub-category Photographic T&E