993.624.1: Slide Projector, 1943-1945

Additional Images

993.624.1: Slide Projector.
Image No. 3319 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Cased Model D Delineascope, serial no. 86873., with electrical cable and spare boxed lamp. The apparatus is fixed onto a stand with corner rubber supports. The lamp box consists of a hinged casing, a 500Watt 120 volt clear lamp, reflector concave mirrored disc and two condensing lenses. The bellows with telescopic lens [projection objective] can be moved towards and from the slide holder by means of supporting slide rods. For 3 " x 4" glass slide projection. Glass slide holder attachment and lens cap missing. Fully extended projector dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.624.1
Collection: Audio-Visual
Date: 1943-1945

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 67.5 cm
  • Height: 32 cm
  • Width: 12.4 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Delineascope
  • b) Cable
  • c) Case
  • d) Spare lamp in box
  • e) Lamp caution leaflet
  • f) Case lid label

Object Materials

  • adhesive,
  • aluminium,
  • card,
  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • filament,
  • glass,
  • leather,
  • metal,
  • paper,
  • plastic,
  • plating,
  • printing ink,
  • rubber,
  • silvering,
  • steel,
  • textile,
  • unidentified coating

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer of part a) : Westinghouse (lamp only and part d box only)
  • Manufacturer: American Optical Company
  • Manufacturer of part d) : General Electric Company (lamp only)
  • History of Use: Used to project lantern slides.