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Gebrüder Bing - Cinematograph No. 8318

Made by Kraus, Mohr & Co., Nürnberg. Distributed by the Bing Brothers.

Date:
c. 1898
Maker:
Kraus, Mohr & Co.
Place of Origin:
Nürnberg
Materials/Techniques:
Painted sheet / Glass / Wood
Dimensions:
Length: 280 mm, Width: 170 mm, Height: 380 mm
Literature:
Gebrüder Bing, Spielwaaren 1898. Verlag Eisenbahn, CH-Villigen 1992. Page 77.

Georges Carette - Cinematograph No. 323/2

Kinematograph No. 323/2

Date:
c. 1900
Maker:
Georges Carette
Place of Origin:
Nürnberg
Materials/Techniques:
Russian iron / Wood / Glass
Dimensions:
Length: 290 mm, Width: 200 mm, Height: 390 mm

Georges Carette - Cinématographe No. 326

Carette supplied the famous Paris department store "Au Bon Marché" with the cinematograph, as can be seen from the label on the ornate box.

Date:
c. 1900
Maker:
Georges Carette
Place of Origin:
Nürnberg
Materials/Techniques:
Russian iron / Glass / Wood
Dimensions:
Length: 270 mm, Width: 200 mm, Height: 370 mm