Clockwork Kinora Viewer

1908 in London
Kinora Limited

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Kinora Clockwork Viewer
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Clockwork motor drive in ornamented cast base; viewer on pedestal with universal joint to permit tilting; two viewing lenses; contains reels showing crane unloading timber. Serial Number 1620. British Mutoscope & Biograph Company Limited, London.

This Kinora viewer, manufactured by Kinora Limited in 1908.

Clock Kinora Viewer has a clockwork motor in its ornamented cast base which drives the Kinora reel in the viewer at the top. The viewer is mounted on a pedestal with a universal joint in the drive shaft to permit tilting. It has two viewing lenses and a mirror to angle light onto the Kinora reel.


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brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, cast iron, glass and paper (fibre product)
deployed: 350 mm x 250 mm x 210 mm, 290 mm,
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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