Series 2005.006.16 - One-time use cameras

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One-time use cameras

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2005.006.16

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  • [between 1990 and 2005] (Manufacturing)

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70 peices of photographic equipment : cameras

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Series contains cameras designed to be disposable. Usually simple, point and shoot cameras made of plastic cases with cardboard housings, these cameras were sold pre-loaded with film and returned to the photofinisher in tact for development. The plastic bodies were often returned to the manufacturer and re-used, with film and housing. Cameras such as this were marketed for travel, weddings, underwater or other situations where a more expensive camera may get damaged. They were available in different film speeds and some models included a flash.

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Items in this series were donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives Special Collections department from several different sources:

Cameras from the Wilhelm E. Nassau collection donated by Mr. Nassau in 2015, and Wilfrid Laurier University in 2011.
Cameras from the David J. Bishop collection donated by Mr. Bishop in 2012.
Cameras from the David Churchill donated by Mr. Churchill in 2012.
Cameras from the PPCM collection donated by the Ryerson Image Arts department in 2013.
Cameras from the Allan Munro collection donated by Mr. Munroe in 2014.

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Items in this sereis were donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives from several different sources and arranged in the Camera Collection by type.

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