Kerosene Slide & Film Projector

Singapore c.1950

This kerosene-powered projector from the U.S. Embassy in Singapore is an unusual device dating to the 1950s. It was used by diplomats, particularly those focused on public diplomacy efforts, to show slides or film strips to groups of people in areas with limited or no electricity.

  • Source/Credit: Transfer from U.S. Embassy Singapore
  • Catalog Number: 2012.0004.01
  • Created: c.1950
  • Acquired: 2012

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