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Swinger Model 20 Camera

This is a Camera. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and James M. Conner and manufactured by Polaroid Corporation. It is dated 1965 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is plastic, metalc. 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.

This object was donated by Neil Sellin. 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; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss and James M. Conner; USA; plastic, metalc; 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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