Item 2005.006.14.07 - Polaroid SX-70 Land camera

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Polaroid SX-70 Land camera

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  • [manufactured between 1972 and 1977] (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation
    Cambridge (MA)

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1 piece of photographic equipment : cameras ; 13 x 17.5 x 10.2 cm (open), 13 x 4 x 10.2 cm (closed) + case

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Item is a folding, single-lens reflex camera for instant photographs using proprietary Polaroid SX-70 film. Model is a collapsable, leatherette-covered with a matching brown suede carrying case.

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Sticky residue on casing, a little stiff opening and closing. Case is faded and strap is separating. Wiped clean. Jan 18, 2010.

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Donated to Ryerson University Library Special Collections by Erika Constantin in November 2009.


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Kodak Canada Corporate Archives and Heritage Collection


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Item is from the Erika Constantin donation, accession number 2009.007. Moved to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.

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