Item 2018.09.02.020 - Red bubble shaped stereoscopic View-Master

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Red bubble shaped stereoscopic View-Master

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  • [c.1975] (Manufacturing)
    General Aniline & Film Corporation (GAF)

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1 piece of photographic viewing equipment : view master ; 1 piece of photographic images : 1 reel of 14 black and white transparencies ; 10 x 9 x 12 cm

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This item is a red bubble shaped view master used as a child's toy. This object has one reel of 7 diametrical, 16 mm colour transparencies showing famous Americans from the early 20th century. Including John D. Rockafeller and President Theodore Roosevelt. The push down lever on the side of the viewer will rotate the reel one frame at a time.

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Good working condition some transparencies have obvious signs of dust.

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Collected by the late Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass and donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Gail Bass in 2018


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