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Maker(s):Encore Camera Company
Culture:American
Title:Encore Hollywood Camera
Date Made:ca. 1940
Materials:paper; metal; glass
Place Made:California
Measurements:overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 5 in; 9.5 cm x 6.4 cm x 12.7 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.045
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004

Description:
The encore camera was an inexpensive commodity. After taking the preset amount of pictures the customer would mail the loaded camera back to the company with payment. The negatives and images were mailed back to them after developing.

Tags:
cameras

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