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Maker(s):Polaroid Corporation
Culture:American
Title:Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera
Date Made:ca. 1972
Materials:metal; plastic; glass
Place Made:Massachusetts
Measurements:overall: 1 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 7 in; 4.4 cm x 10.5 cm x 17.8 cm
Accession Number:  HC 2016.1.081
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert W. Lisle, MD, 2004

Description:
This camera made it to the cover of LIFE magazine when it was debuted. It was seen as a futuristic looking peice of technology and was quite unique at the time. Each pack has its own battery, eject motor, and flash. The viewfinder was large and bright to make for easy focusing as well. The Polaroid began to develop after 60 seconds of taking the picture, regardless if you held it in the light or not.

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cameras

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