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What is this?

Rectangular off-white plastic camera with black lanyard; front has another box in black and text: “POLAROID / LAND CAMERA” and “SWINGER”. Lens resting on top of camera.

This is a camera from United States. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1999. Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

molded plastic, metal

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.)

James M. Conner was a designer and Neil Sellin was the donor and Henry Dreyfuss was a designer and Polaroid Corporation was the manufacturer and Carole Krohn was the vendor of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18667969/ |title=Camera, "Swinger", 1965 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=23 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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