Magnesium ribbon burner
A clockwork-powered magnesium ribbon burner for artificial illumination.
Clockwork mechanism on wooden base, contained within brass cylinder; four feet. Magnesium ribbon carried on external split spool; fed through tube by two rollers. Release trigger; airbrake speed control.
- Photographic Technology
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- magnesium ribbon holder
- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
- Permanent collection
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