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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Blair Camera Company Manufacturers
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

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.


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