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- Nimstec Corporation
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1 piece of photographic equipment : stereoscopic camera ; 13.5 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm + 1 electronic flash 10.5 x 7 x 4 cm (extended)
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Item is a four-lens, three-dimensional camera developed by Jerry Curtis Nims and Allen Kwok Wah Lo and manufactured in the UK. The camera has a plastic body and 4 identical lenses, coupled with a shutter that exposes the four square images in synch. When exposed, 35mm film was sent to the Nimslo Co. in England and a few other specialty labs. The customer received developed, autostereo (lenticular) colour prints, which allow a true stereo image without the use of glasses. This process was also developed by Nims and Lo.
Both camera and electronic flash are in good condition.
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Item is from the Wilhelm E. Nassau/Wilfrid Laurier University donation, accession number 2011.018. Moved to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.
Donated to WLU by Dr. Bernie Haberstroh.