Photographic Plate

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.113

Description:

The top of the plate has a lid which is secured by two turning stops. The inside of the lid has a metal prong. On the bottom side, the plate has a tray that slides out of the end on the opposite face to the door, revealing the inside of the plate.

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Primary Materials: Metal, wood

Markings:

On the bottom narrow side, stamped and inked: “1”

Dimensions (cm): 1.5cm x 14.5cm x 14.5cm

Function:

Photographic plate. Possibly holds slides for projection or photographs for display.

Condition:

Good. In places, the varnished surface of the wood and surface of the metal components is worn away by continued use.

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Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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