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Filoscope Magazine Flip Book, by Henry W. Short, London, c.1900

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Inventory Number: 27761
Object Type:
Persons: Henry William Short (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1900
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1973-22/3
Brief Description: Magazine Flip Book in branded orange and black tin covered enclosure with metal lever. Filoscope was patented in 1897 by the English cameramen Henry William Short, who formed for this purpose a company, the Anglo-French Filoscope Syndicate. The subjects of the Filoscope were usually films of Robert Paul (1869-1943), pioneer of the British film industry and Short's friend.
Primary Inscriptions: THE FILOSCOPE / PATENTED IN GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE, / GERMANY & UNITED STATES / HENRY W. SHORT - INVENTOR & PATENTEE / LONDON / MADE IN ENGLAND
Provenance: Presented by Professor Oliver R. Gurney in 1973.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Paper
Tin plate
Iron
Card
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
85 95 25 mm

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