main body of Lumiere Cinematographe

Made:
1896

Main body of Lumiere Cinematographe, no. 271, 1896.

The Cinematographe, invented by Auguste (1862-1954) and Louis (1864-1948) Lumiere, was a combined camera, projector and printer. The film ran from the top spool holder through the projector to a box in the stand below. With a similar Cinematographe, the Lumiere brothers gave the first cinema show at the Grand Cafe on the Boulevard des Capucines in Paris, France, on 28 December 1895.

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Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1937-781/7
type:
lumiere cinematographe

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