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Identifier

MPE-P-137-01_Gianett_filmless_camera

Subject—Names

Gianett Direct Positive Camera

Subject—Topics

Cameras; Street photographers

Date Range

1920

Description

Gianett Direct Positive Motion Portrait Camera interior view; it made “movies” directly on positive paper, no negative, in three minutes. Used by street photographers, produced strips of portraits reminiscent of photo booths. 1920. 200 foot capacity, Bromotype paper. Filmless Motion Portrait Corporation – 101 W. 42nd Street – New York, N. Y.

Format

BW photograph, vintage; 3.25” x 4.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPE-P-137-01

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