Sixteen lens cinematographic camera, made by Louis Le Prince in Paris in 1887 (with electrical connections)
This camera took a series of pictures using 16 independent shutters, fired in sequence. The camera was probably only operated with a single glass plate, limiting the sequence to 16 images, although the patent outlines a complex mechanism involving two moving paper films.
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- brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), electronic components, glass, metal (unknown), textile and wood (unidentified)
- motion picture camera
- tools and equipment
- equipment by process
- image making equipment
- camera (function)
- cine camera
- G M Le Prince
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