Object StatementCamera and accessories, Polavision Land camera with film and viewer, various materials, designed by the Polaroid Corporation, United States of America, manufactured by Eumig, Austria, 1978
Physical DescriptionCamera & accessories, Polavision Land camera with film & viewer / developer, metal / plastic / electronic components / paper, designed by the Polaroid Corporation, USA, manufactured by Eumig for Polaroid Corp, Austria, 1978
Camera and packaging: the Polavision movie camera is in its original packaging (paper board box with polystyrene moulds) with a short screw in strap. The camera uses super 8 film in a dedicated cart designed and developed by Polaroid for use with this system. The camera is made of black and silver plastic, a glass lens and eyepiece, zoom control and a trigger type control button.
Developer/viewer and power cord: the developer/viewer is manufactured from a heavy plastic. The plastic has a brown/hide coloured fabric covering. The film carts exposed in the Polavision camera were placed in a slot in the top and developed in a process by that component prior to being played back by that component. There is a fresnel screen at one end of the viewer. There is a cart of the film in the viewer. There is a power cable which fits into a plug behind a door at the rear of this component. The rear door opens to reveal electrical components. There is a black plastic power cord the plugs into the back of the viewer and to a power outlet.
MarksCamera: 'POLAVISION/LAND CAMERA'.
Packaging: 'POLAROID/POLAVISION/LAND CAMERA/#3600'. 'A product of Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA...'.
Developer/viewer: on rear door 'MADE IN AUSTRIA'. Maker's plate 'POLAROID POLAVISION LAND PLAYER/Volt 100-240~50Hz Watt 290 Pr Lamp max 100W 12V/POLAROID CORP CAMBRIDGE MASS., USA SERIAL NO. I5F8176949/MADE IN AUSTRIA'.