Fingerprint Camera; Sirchie; c1940; QP194
Fingerprint CameraAbout this object
Sirchie Fingerprint Camera. Black leather over metal body with metal hinges and leather handle. It is hinged in the middle for access to the film plate; the front panel is hinged for access to the lens and light globes, as is the rear viewing panel.
Noted as being an unreliable piece of equipment and therefore infrequently used by police scientific officers. It is believed to have been given to the Queensland Police by Americans during WWII.
Philadelphia, Pensylvania, USAMedium and Materials
Metal, leather, glassInscription and Marks
Manufacturer sticker reads: "Search" / Sirchie Fingerprint Labs, Phila, PA, U.S.AMeasurements
280mm long x 135mm high x 145mm deepSubject and Association Description
Fingerprint BureauObject Type
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