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Television receiver, Sony Trinitron Television Receiver and Betamax Videotape Recorder, Model LV-1901 D, 1975

Description
Sony Trinitron Television Receiver and Betamax Videotape Recorder, Model LV-1901 D, serial #502543, with 19" screen, single speed 1 hour recording capacity, one earphone and six blank L-250 cassettes.

Historical note
This projector was donated by the family of Myron G. Wood, a Michigan bike-shop owner who had acquired one of the earliest Magniscope projectors, serial number 33. According to family history, Wood toured with this projector throughout the South, offering a performance that combined some of the earliest motion picture films with a slide show of the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Accession number
1992.015.0001

Artist(s) / maker(s)
Sony

Material
Glass, metal, plastic, wood

Donor credit
Gift of Jerome Kretchmer

Location
On view in Behind the Screen

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