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Photocopier - Rank Xerox, Manual, 1950s Reg. No: ST 041397
- Rank Xerox manual photocopier, made by Rank Xerox in Britain possibly in the 1950s.
Very early model of Xerox Copier in which a "camera" mounted on an optical bench took an image on prepared paper. The paper was then dusted with powder and baked in an oven to "set" the powder. The whole process took 10 to 20 minutes per copy!
- Rank Xerox manual photocopier. It includes an optical bench, camera, light sources, furnace, boxes of accessories such as toner, developer and rayon wool. There are short operating instructions attached to the document plate.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Victoria: Education Department Correspondence School
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection|
|Manufacturer:||Rank Xerox, 1950 or later|
|References:||http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Xerox-Corporation-Company-History.html - accessed 13 November 2008|