Kinora viewer

Made:
c. 1908 in London
maker:
Kinora Limited
and
Bond's Limited

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Kinora Viewer
Science Museum Group Collection
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Kinora viewer for reels. Wooden base with inlaid line decoration and turned support strut. Rectangular viewing lens. One element missing but has since been replaced. This Kinora Viewer was made in Britain around 1908 and was marketed by Bond's Ltd., 138 New Bond Street, London. This is a simple folding wooden model (No. 1 combination hand or table instrument with two lenses for a single viewer). Fitted with flipbook of balloon flight, stamped no 585.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/3270
Materials:
cardboard, glass, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (flat): 105 mm x 200 mm x 320 mm,
type:
kinora viewer
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • photographic viewing equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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