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Biokam camera-projector, 1899.

Biokam camera-projector, 1899.
3 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 31cm


One of the first cameras specifically designed for the amateur market, the Biokam could be used to take both still and moving images. It was first demonstrated to the London Camera Club by T C Hepworth in 1899, and was advertised as 'a combined Cinematograph & snapshot camera, Printer, Projector, Reverser and Enlarger'.

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