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[ca. 1892] (Manufacturing)
- Scovill & Adams Company
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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; 16 x 23 x 20 cm
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Item is a wooden, leather-covered Waterbury Improved Detective Camera. The design is a simple box format with film holders accessed through a door at the rear, and shutter assembly inside the front of box. On the inside of the plate holder door, a sticker reads "Caution, This film must be developed before Jan. 1st, 1900."
Camera is outwardly fine, though in unknown working condition, and case is slightly worn.
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A tag tied to the handle reads: "Watebury (sic) Detective Camera circa 1888 $600-"
Item is from the Lorne Shields donation, accession number 2008.009. Moved to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.
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- Scovill & Adams Company (Subject)