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1965

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1972

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Drawing, Schematic, control knobs, for Polaroid, June 7, 1965

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates. It is dated June 7, 1965 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is marking pen on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry Dreyfuss. It is credited Gift of Henry Dreyfuss.

Its dimensions are

30.1 x 22.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower right: DISPLAY FILE.

It is signed

Signed in black marker, lower right: te (?) 6-7-65.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black marker, upper right: SHUTTER BUTTON; right center: FOCUS / MECH. / INTERLOCK SPRINGS; left center: DETENT / SPRING; lower center: INTERLOCK / SECTION; lower left: SCHEMATIC, CONTROL KNOBS; lower right: PC 13-S-10. Inscribed in blue marker, center right: FOCUS KNOB; inscribed in orange marker, upper right: PHOTOMETER KNOB; inscribed in yellow marker, upper right: SHIELD.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Schematic, control knobs, for Polaroid, June 7, 1965; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss Associates (United States); USA; marking pen on tracing paper; 30.1 x 22.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 15/16 in.); Gift of Henry Dreyfuss; 1972-88-355

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