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Maker(s):Blair Camera Company Manufacturers
Culture:American
Title:Hawk-Eye Detective Camera
Date Made:ca. 1893
Materials:wood; metal; glass
Place Made:Boston
Measurements:overall: 7 in x 6 1/2 in x 12 in; 17.8 cm x 16.5 cm x 30.5 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.005
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004
Museum Collection:  Hampshire College Art Gallery

Description:
This item represents the Blair Company's effort to combine the rugged look of abox with the accuracy of a camera. This camera could take photographs with 4x5in plates.

Tags:
cameras

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