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Home film projector, early 20th century.

Home film projector, early 20th century.
3 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 31cm


This is an example of an early hand-cranked 35mm projector, designed for use in the home. Such projectors could be dangerous as they used highly flammable nitrate film.

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