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Swinger Model 20 Camera, 1965

This is a camera. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and manufactured by Polaroid Corporation. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is molded plastic, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Swinger.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12.4 x 15 x 13cm (4 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 1/8in.)

Cite this object as

Swinger Model 20 Camera, 1965; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; molded plastic, metal; H x W x D: 12.4 x 15 x 13cm (4 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 1/8in.); Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin; 1999-2-4

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