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Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with light pink backing. Vignetted portrait of a woman in a high collared dress with vertical ribbon decoration. At bottom of front of card, in brown letterpress, "G. W. Secretan 210a TUFNELL PARK Rd". On verso, also...

George William O Secretan

Improved Phantasmagoria Lantern

A black tin Improved Phantasmagoria Lantern with handle and crooked chimney.Carpenter marketed his Improved Phantasmagoria Lantern as a consumer version of the famous Phantasmagoria lantern shows that simulated ghost and spirit projections during ...

Carpenter & Westley

Stereographs, Scotland

File consists of stereographs and stereographic sets depicting various locations, buildings and monuments in Scotland.7 stereoscopic photographs by Underwood & Underwood.3 stereoscopic photographs by C. Biersdtat Publishers.4 stereoscopic phot...

Stereographs, Wales

File consists of stereographs depicting various locations, buildings, and monuments in Wales.1 stereoscopic photograph by Kilburn Brothers.1 stereoscopic photograph by Underwood & Underwood.1 stereoscopic photograph by Keystone View Co.3 stere...

Achromatic stereoscope viewer

Item is a wooden and brass stereoscope with wooden hood cover. This object was used to view two nearly identical photographs, or stereographs, as one three dimensional image. The stereograph would be placed in the sliding card holder and adjusted ...

Biunial Magic Lantern

A large biunial mahogany and brass magic lantern. Biunial or double lens projectors have two separate optical systems that allow transition effects such as dissolves between slides.

Helioscopic Magic Lantern

A Helioscopic Magic Lantern with its original three-wick oil light tank. This model was created by English lantern and slide manufacturer and retailer Walter Clement Tyler, who opened a shop in London in 1885. The Helioscopic is one of Tyler'...

Walter Tyler

The pocket rotoscope stereoscope

Item is a novelty compact collapsible tinplate stereoscope given as a premium from cigarette brands. The cover of the object is built in the shape of a small book. It is detailed with green, gold and yellow floral designs. Once item is unlocked, a...

No. 3 Maxim

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera from the days of the first "Brownie" cameras. It uses No. 2A Brownie or No. 2 1/2 Ensign spool film for 6.5x11cm exposures on rollfilm. The camera has a single achromtic lens with a time and in...

M.C.C. No. 0 Magic Lantern

A wooden and brass enlarger/projector by The Midland Camera Co. Ltd. The Midland Camera Company of Birmingham, UK, added "Ltd" to their official title in 1905, but closed in 1911. This projector has "Ltd" it the inscription, d...

The Midland Camera Co. Ltd.

Popular pressman

Item is the first reflex camera produced by W. Butcher & Sons Ltd. The wood and black leather camera has interchangeable backs for 3.25 x 4.25 and 4 x.5 plates and also has a Graflex 3.25 x 4.25 inch roll film adaptor. Focusing is waist level ...

Ensign Box Camera

Item is an Ensign rollfilm box camera that takes 3.25 x 2.25 inch exposures on 120 film. The camera has two viewfinders, three unlabelled aperture settings, and two shutter speeds.

Box Ensign 2 1/4 B

Item consists of a sheet film wooden and cardboard box camera with black leatherette covering, for 3.25" x 2.25" negatives. The camera has a rear opening door for loading and a folding wire frame finder and uses an achromatic meniscus l...

Baby Hawkeye

Item is a small box camera for 4 x 6.5 cm (1.57" x 2.55") exposures on 127 format roll film. Manufactured in England circa 1936, the camera is an all-metal box with a unidentified lens and a simple Kodak shutter. It has a simple wire vie...

J-B Ensign [Junior Box Ensign]

Item is a simple box camera with a leatherette covering, marked as J-B Ensign on the front. The camera uses 2 1/4B (E20) rollfilm for 6x9cm exposures. It has a meniscus lens, a two-speed shutter, and two reflecting type viewfinders.

Coronet Midget camera

Item is a molded walnut Bakelite camera with cast metal hardware and dual lenses. The front metal plate is cast with "CORONET, MIDGET, 16 mm FILM, MADE BY THE CORONET CAMERA CO. BIRMINGHAM, BRITISH PATENTS APPLIED FOR, DESIGN REGISTERED."...

Coronet "3-D"

Item is an inexpensive plastic "3-D" stereo camera made by the Coronet Camera Company. The camera has a binocular viewfinder for 4 stereo pairs or 8 single exposures and uses 127 film for 4.5 x 5 cm exposures, featuring a single speed sh...

Kodak Duaflex II

Item is a mock twin lens reflex camera with Bakelite body and metal fittings, for use with 620 roll film. Designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera, the topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder; it is a simple box camera d...

Kodak Brownie 127

Item is an eye-level box camera with Bakelite body and rounded edges. Lens is a Meniscus f 14, 65mm and the shutter is single speed, 1/50th.

Brownie Six-20 Camera Model D

Item is a metal box camera, for 2.25" x 3.25" exposures on 620 film. It was a continuation of the Six-20 Brownie cameras but was renamed Brownie Six-20. The Model D camera features flash contacts.

Technical Education in Britain

File contains a copy of the white paper "Better Opportunities in Technical Education" presented to Parliament in the United Kingdom by the Minister of Education by command of Her Majesty in January of 1961.The paper proposes the reorgani...

Her Majesty's Stationary Office

Nurse Jill and Dad

Item consists of a colour photograph of a young woman and older man in front of the Palace of Westminster (or Houses of Parliament) in London, UK. The young woman is wearing a blue dress and is sitting, while an older man dressed in a suit with a ...

Shields, Lorne

Kodak Photo fx

Item is a small hand-held black plastic camera with red slide lens cover, and built in flash for use with 35 mm film. Camera is in original packaging with film and three project books with slots for photographs to be inserted into the story. Marke...

"Being Analog, Teaching Digital"

Paper written for the Computer Aided Learning (CAL97) International Conference, Superhighways, Super CAL, Super Learning, held in March, 1997 at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.

Polaroid One Step EXPRESS

Item is a snapshot camera with built-in flash for instant photographs with Polaroid 600 film. Includes a close-up feature, fold-down flash bar and single element, fixed-focus plastic lens and automatic exposure metering. Camera body is green plast...

Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid 1200si

The 1200si auto focus polaroid camera for instant photos. Silver body with black hand strap. Flash and tripod mount. Uses Spectra, 990, and 1200 film packs.

Polaroid Corporation

Premo film pack daylight loading film

White box printed with black ink for text and red ink borders, used for packaging Premo film packs for Premo film or plate cameras. Contained 12 cut celluloid negatives at 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 size, designed for daylight loading film exposures. The film ...

Eastman Kodak Company

Triple Print colour film

Triple Print Colour Film 126 roll, 12 exposures, in original packaging. One of the boxes has been opened but the film roll is still sealed in plastic envelope and a set of instructions are included in the box. The boxes are stamped with develop-by...

Triple Print Film Labs Ltd.

The Old Vic Company Theatre programs

File consists of theatre programs published for the Old Vic Theatre Company, London. Productions include, The Winter's Tale, King Henry V, Antony and Cleopatra, King Henry VIII, Mary Stuart.

Palace Theatre programs

File consists of theatre programs published for the Palace Theatre, London. Productions include, Classical Theatre of China, On Your Toes, The Entertainer, Le Misanthrope.

Theatre Royal Haymarket theatre programs

File consists of theatre programs published by Theatre Royal Haymarket. Productions include: The Chalk Garden, Hadrian VII, Waters of the Moon, Hobson's Choice, Crown Matrimonial, Flowreing Cherry, You Never Can Tell, The Merchant of Venice, ...

St. Martins theatre

File consists of 1 theatre programs published by playbill for the St. Martins theatre in London. Productions include: Sleuth!, The Killing of Sister George.

Ilford colour filter

Small grey envelope packaging, opened and empty, for Ilford gelatin film filters for daylight use. Produced by Dufaycolor according to sticker on back. 3x3 inch.

Ilford Limited

Portrait of young boy in bonnet

Item is a white cabinet card with gold embossed text at bottom edge, "F. Lupson & Co./ 27, HERTFORD ST/ COVENTRY." Photograph shows a young boy in a dress and bonnet reclining against a stone column and holding a basket in his right ...

F. Lupson & Co.

Seaside album

Red fabric cover with gold embossed letters- "Sunny Memories." Fabric spine and binding. White and green pages have window openings of various shapes and sizes for different sized photographs. Some drawings are interspersed throughout as...

England album

Item consists of brown, textured, hardcover, leather-bound album with decorative flower detailing on cover. Leather has worn off the spine. Pages are an off-white colour with decorative gold embossing and illustrative floral detail. Photographs sl...

Shields, Lorne

H.M.S. Superb Voyage album

Decorated blue cover with green pages. Photographs inserted into openings in pages. Handwritten notations in black ink. Some loose photographs; back indicate they were postcards. Inside front cover: "Photographs taken from H.M.S. Superb durin...

J. Lizars Challenge camera

Item is a luxury wood and brass, self casing folding plate camera with red bellows. Front plate has full tilt, shift and swivel capabilities. Equipped with a 10 1/4 in F 11 Ross lens. Serial # 90191.

Portrait of W.J. Richards

Item is a white cabinet card with purple letterpress at bottom, "NEGRETTI/&/ZAMBRA/ CRYSTAL PALACE/ SYDENHAM." Photograph shows a bearded man in plain wool coat wearing a flat hat. On verso, in purple letterpress, "Negretti &...

Negretti & Zambra

Portrait of man in checked suit

Item is a beige cabinet card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "Turner & Drinkwater/ 8, Regents Terrace/ Hull." Photograph is a portrait of a man leaning against a chair with his right hand in his pocket. He wears a checked suit...

Turner and Drinkwater

Portrait of a young man

Item is a cream coloured card with vignetted portrait of a young man with a plaid tie. At bottom edge, in blue letterpress, "Williams & Williams PHOTOGRAPHERS." On verso, elaborate lithographed design with woman standing on a globe h...

Williams & Williams Arcade Studio

Kodak Velox paper

Item is an envelope of Kodak Velox paper, white, smooth glossy single weight, for 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch prints. WSG.3S. Contains 25 sheets. Package has been opened, some sheets of printing paper remain. Printed instructions that would have been folde...

Her Majesty's theatre programs

File consists of 6 theatre programs published by Her Majesty's Theatre. Productions include: The Teahouse of the August Moon, West Side Story, The Phantom of the Opera.

Lyric Theatre (London, England)

Miscellaneous London theatre programs

File consists of 60 theatre programs published by these London theatres and theatre companies: 1 The Arts Theatre Club (1958), 1 Central Hall (1956), 1 Collins Music Hall (1957), 1 Dominion Theatre (1958), 2 Duchess Theatre (1943), 2 Fortune Theat...

Wyndham's Theatre programs

File consists of theatre programs published by Whyndham's Theatre. Productions include: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Boy Friend, A Taste of Honey, Abelard and Heloise.

Photolab envelopes

Packaging for photographs, used by various photolabs or photographic developers to deliver finished prints to the consumer. All used, open and empty.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Pocket Instamatic 300

Item is a small rectangular camera with a black and silver plastic body, built for use fith no. 110 16mm film cartridges. It has an f5.6 lens, and a shifter on the top to select aperture, indicated by weather images of clouds and suns. It features...

Y.M.C.A. Physical Culture Class

Item consists of a photograph of a group of young men in white t-shirts and shorts, with one man wearing a dark sweater in the centre. They all have their arms folded across their chests. At the bottom, a wooden sign is laid out with the words &qu...

Alexander and James Johnston

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