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Photographic equipment

Object Number: 
2002.1.3088
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, glass, cloth
Dimensions: 
5 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 5/8 in.
Description: 
A dark brown cloth lined plastic case debossed "AirPhotoSupply/ Yonkers, New York/ Made In Japan", that holds a pale olive green metal pair of magnifying lenses with a folding stand for performing closeup and enlargement photography work. Embossed "Air Photo Supply/ Model PS-2".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group