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Identifier

MPE-P-108-01_Poyet_drawing_Lumiere_Camera

Subject—Names

Lumière Cinematographe Camera

Subject—Topics

Motion picture equipment; Motion picture cameras

Date Range

ca. 1896

Description

Drawing by Poyet of the Lumiere Cinematographe Camera and projector, ca. 1895. [“Lumiere brothers used the cinematograph to project moving photographic pictures onto a screen to a paying audience for the first time in a Paris cafe. Their machine was light, neat and versatile, serving as printer as well as camera and projector.”- UBC] Plate displays “Cinematographe – A. & L. Lumiere – Bte S.G.O.G. – J. Carpentier - Paris.”

Format

BW photograph; 4” x 6.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPE-P-108-01

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