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Publication numberUS833448 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 16, 1906
Filing dateDec 28, 1905
Priority dateDec 28, 1905
Publication numberUS 833448 A, US 833448A, US-A-833448, US833448 A, US833448A
InventorsSamuel De Vall, John Tait
Original AssigneeSamuel De Vall, John Tait
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Photographic appliance.
US 833448 A
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Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Oct. 16, 1906.

Application filed Decenibor A8, 1905- Serial No. 293.548.

To all whom it may concern.-

Be it known that we, SAMUEL DE VALL, a resident of Hoboken, county of Hudson, State of New Jersey, and J HN TAIT, a resident of New York, county of New York, State of New York, citizens of the United States, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Photographic Appliances, of which the following is a specification.

Our invention relates to improvements in photogra hic ap liances.

It has or its 0 ect to provide figures representing living forms with their facial portions blank and covered with a film for taking a positive photograph thereon, so as to make it ap ear that the figures are those of the living f drms the facial features of which ap ear on the facial portions thereof.

t has for a further object the accomplishment ofthe above-mentioned object in the most simple, inexpensive, attractive, and effective manner.

In the drawings, Fi re 1 is a pers ctive view representing the uman form 0 a girl, the facial portion being blank and having a sensitized photographic film thereon; Fig. 2, a perspective view similar to Fig. 1, the facial portion having facial features photographed thereon.-

In both figures 0f the drawings like refer ence characters designate corresponding parts.

Referrin figure mold represent a human form (shown in the drawings as that of a girl) in a reclinin osition, the facial portion 2 of which is left Bank and to the drawings, 1 designates a ed, cut, or otherwise formed to covered with a sensitized photographic film 3 to adapt it to serve as a photographic surface upon which a positive photograph of the facial features of a person (shown in the drawings as those of a girl) can be taken when the fi re is placed in a camera, so that the focus Of fhe lens will come on said facial portion, after which the photograph is developed by treating said surface in the usual and well-known manner. It will be appreciated that figures of this nature will serve as attractive souvenirs, particularly of trips to the sea-shore, mountains, or other pleasure resorts, as the photographs of the persons making the trips may be taken thereon and preserved.

We do not wish to limit ourselves to the precise details and arrangements of parts shown and described, but reserve the right to all modifications within the -scope of our claim.

Having now described our invention, what We claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is

A figure representing a living form and having its facial ortion blank and covered with a sensitized fi dm adapted to have a positive photograph taken thereon, substantially as described.

Signed at New York, in the county'of New York and State of New York, this 26th day of December, A. D. 1305.




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Cooperative ClassificationG03C1/7614