Collection 2015.24 - The Phototeria

Photographing Machine, Patent #289763: Description Photographing Machine, Patent #289763: Claims Photographing Machine, Patent #289763: Drawings "A Self Operating Photo Studio" 1 "Phototeria a Fast Mint" "Photette by Phototeria" "Five-a-Minute and a Million!" "The Phototeria - A Canadian Invnention" Photographic Canadiana, Vol. 31-1 1 Automatic Age article 1 Phototeria booth and accessories

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The Phototeria

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2015.24

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  • 1925-2007 (Creation)
    Creator
    McCowan, David A.
    Place
    Ontario

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Physical description

1 booth : photobooth ; 76 x 122 x 183 cm.

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(1898-1983)

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David McCowan

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Collection consists of an automatic photobooth, and material related to its original function. Designed by David McCowan and patented on May 21, 1929. The collection includes vintage articles and advertisements, photographs of the booth and members of the McCowan family, the booth itself, along with related accessories.

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Items donated by Ann Wakelin and Jim McCowan, George Dunbar, and Bruce McCowan.

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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

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Patent number 289763, registered in the Canadian Patents Database: http://brevets-patents.ic.gc.ca/opic-cipo/cpd/eng/introduction.html

Photobooth : a Biography by Meags Fitzgerald. Greenwich, NS: Conundrum Press, 2014. http://catalogue.library.ryerson.ca/record=b2614699~S0

Photobooth : the art of the automatic portrait by Raynal Pellicer. New York : Abrams, c2010. https://catalogue.library.ryerson.ca/record=b2641025~S0

American Photobooth by Nakki Goranin; forward by David Haberstich. New York: W.W. NOrton & Co., 2008. http://catalogue.library.ryerson.ca/record=b2623746~S0

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Final

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Partial

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  • English

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