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1970

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"Olympus XA Pocket Camera" Camera, possibly ca. 1975

This is a camera. It is dated possibly ca. 1975 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is plastic, glass, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Max Pine. It is credited Gift of Max Pine.

Its dimensions are

6.5h x 10w x 4d cm (2 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 9/16 in. ) (closed)

Cite this object as

"Olympus XA Pocket Camera" Camera, possibly ca. 1975; Japan; plastic, glass, metal; 6.5h x 10w x 4d cm (2 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 9/16 in. ) (closed); Gift of Max Pine; 1999-53-19

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