Item 2018.09.02.103 - Tru-Vue viewer box set (Tru-Vue company)

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Tru-Vue viewer box set (Tru-Vue company)

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2018.09.02.103

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  • [ca. 1936] (Manufacturing)
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    Tru-Vue Company

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1 piece of photographic viewing equipment : tru view viewer ; 6 pieces of photographic images ; 6 reels of acetate film ; 8 x 7 x 13 cm

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(1882-1940)

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(1892-1963)

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(1865-1909)

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Item is a brown plastic 3D viewer built with a push-down lever between the lenses. The lever is designed to rotate a reel containing three-dimensional black and white 35 mm acetate film manufactured by Tru-Vue Company. Images are inserted through the slot on the left side of the lenses. Item comes with square plastic windows to illuminate backs of transparencies on view. Once the film is circulated, it rewinds itself on the right hand side of the viewer. Item comes in original box with 6 original films depicting the Golden Gate Exposition and San Francisco’s major landmarks. Item also comes with original pink catalogue explaining how to use the Tru-Vue and how to order new film, as well as a business card for True-Vue Inc, that is also an order form. Written on object : Tru-View Rock Island, Ill. U S PAT. 90564 Made in U.S.A. Written on box : Tru-Vue Ins. Pictures With Depth Rock Island Illinois Printed And Made In U.S.A.

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Good condition. Acetate films should be handled with care as they are delicate and excessive use could damage film notches on tops and bottoms of film.

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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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