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The Comical Clown

c1902-1921 This mechanical clown is wearing a yellow smock and red trousers and sits on a two-wheeled cart pulled by a grey donkey. When the clockwork mechanism is wound up the cart rolls back and forth and the donkey bucks. It was made by E.P Lehmann in Germany in

Dolls House

This dolls house is decorated with brown brickwork on the upper part of the house and painted white panel on the lower. The door and window features have been painted green. The front of the house is actually two doors opening outwards to reveal the inter

Leather Pouch

Brown leather satchel bag or pouch. Originally an instrument bag? Printed label reads: Boosey & Co, London Band Instrument Makers. On surface of flap is scratched in the word SARGENTE Has straps on the back for attaching to a belt, possibly a music case f

Kromscop

Invented 1892 This film apparatus is made of wood, metal and glass. This apparatus used mirrors, coloured glass slides and light to produce a full colour stereoscopic image. This system was the world?s first for the production of natural colour imagery. It was used in

Williamson 'Ensign Tropical' Cine-Camera

1914 This 'Ensign Tropical' cine-camera is made out of wood. It has brass fittings, outer lens, viewfinder and metal hand crank. It was made by the film pioneer James Williamson.

Darling 'Special Effect' 35mm Cine-Camera

c1899-1900 This 'Special Effect' 35mm cine-camera is made out of wood and has a metal hand crank. It was made by the film pioneer Alfred Darling.

Kinemacolor - Through India with our King and Queen Including the Delhi Durbar

Unknown This programme for the Scala Theatre is entitled, 'Kinemacolor - Through India with our King and Queen Including the Delhi Durbar'. The director is listed as Charles Urban. Kinemacolor was developed by George Albert Smith and was the first colour film tec

Kinemacolor - The World's Events in their Natural Colors

Unknown This programme for the Scala Theatre is entitled, 'Kinemacolor - The World's Events in their Natural Colors'. The director is listed as Charles Urban. Kinemacolor was developed by George Albert Smith and was the first colour film technique that was commer

No. 44 The Sick Kitty

c1874 This 'B' Series stereograph card is entitled, '44 The Sick Cat'. When viewed through a stereoscope it would have created a three-dimensional image. The subject was used in George Albert Smith's film 'The Sick Kitten'.

Darling 'Model A' 35mm Cine-Camera

c1905 This 'Model A' 35mm cine-camera is made of wood and has a leather handle. It has a metal hand crank on one side and was made by the film pioneer Alfred Darling.

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