Mick-a-Matic Deluxe Camera

Made:
c. 1971 in Bronx
maker:
Child Guidance Products Inc.

The Mick-a-Matic Deluxe camera, made of plastic for 126 rollfilm cartridge, 38 x 38mm in form of Mickey Mouse head. Fitted with a simple lens in the nose, with a single speed shutter. Flash cube socket on the top of the head (no flash). With a direct vision optical finder and wrist strap. Child Guidance Products Inc. c 1971.

Packaging for the Mick-a-Matic Camera made by Child Guidance Products Incorporated in the United States in c. 1971.

A moulded plastic Mickey Mouse head, incorporating a 126 cartridge camera for children. The lens is in Mickey's nose and his ears are the handles, the viewfinder is in the forehead. The head splits along the seam to open and load the film.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2041/1
Materials:
glass, plastic (unidentified)
type:
novelty camera
taxonomy:
  • furnishings and equipment
  • containers
  • containers (none photographic)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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