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Ashton-Tate Camera

Ashton-Tate Camera

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Description
This plastic pocket-sized camera has a cord attached. The top and base are oval and the sides curved to follow this shape. The front has a black rectangular panel with a circular lens. It is decorated with red stripes forming a triangle and white text reading: MICRO-110. On either side of this panel the front of the camera is ridged and colored red. A a small black wheel for moving on the film is on the lower right-hand side. The top and base are black, with white text on top reading "Ashton-Tate" next to a white logo. A rectangular plastic viewfinder folds up from the top. The reverse is black and the film case is visible, with a green and white sticker with red and white text partially visible. A second, smaller viewfinder slides up from the back. There is a small rectangular hole, through which the number "1" is visible in white, indicating the number of photographs taken. The cord is black fabric with metal fasteners at the ends that are attached to the camera.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
camera
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 9.906 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
2009.3071.797
catalog number
2009.3071.797
nonaccession number
2009.3071
Credit Line
David DeJean
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