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Identifier

MPE-P-219-01_Urban_Spirograph

Subject—Names

Urban, Charles

Subject—Topics

Motion picture equipment; Motion picture projectors; Spirograph

Date Range

ca. 1920

Description

Urban Spirograph, ca. 1920. [The Spirograph used 10½ inch diameter discs containing 1200 frames arranged in a spiral of twelve rows. When the handle was turned, the disc revolved and gradually tracked across behind the lens. The discs were reproductions of professional feature films and the projector was intended for home use.]

Format

BW photograph; 3.75” x 4.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPE-P-219-01

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