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Nassau History of the Camera Collection
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- Nassau, Wilhelm E.
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93 pieces of photographic equipment: cameras
7 cm of textual records
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Collected by Wilhelm E. Nassau and donated to Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections in 2020.
Scope and content
This collection contains cameras and photographic equipment that outline the history of image-making technology. The collection was assembled by the donor for educational purposes and as a museum exhibition for the City Museum of Warleroo entitled Thru the Lens. The collection also contains research notes and teaching material to accompany items in the collection.
Immediate source of acquisition
This collection of cameras was arranged by the donor in chronological order as a teaching collection to demonstrate the evolution of camera technology.