Item 2018. - Dine Instant Closeup Camera Model IV Camera

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Dine Instant Closeup Camera Model IV Camera

General material designation

  • Object

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description



Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • [ca.1990?] (Manufacturing)
    Lester A. Dine Inc.

Physical description area

Physical description

1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; approx. 14.6 x 11.5 x 14 cm

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

Item is a Polaroid instant camera with a plastic body. Comes with a case, manual, dental equipment and with a selection of close up lenses. The maker of this camera specialized in modifying Polaroid cameras for dental and forensic work. It was based on a Polaroid 600 series Supercolor camera, but the Sonar focus was locked to a specific point and disabled, and a mount was fitted to the camera enabling the lenses to be changed. The viewfinder modified, as well as the flash, through the use of diffusers. The flash also was fitted with a slide to reduce the power and balance exposure. Due to their custom built nature, this and other Dine cameras are rare. Serial number is H9K7551VDD.

Notes area

Physical condition

Good condition

Immediate source of acquisition

The collection was donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Ken Van Velzer in 2018


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area