Never forget

Never forget1960

Camera flash

The mid-1900s saw the detachable flash that you could mount on your camera. A great advantage to this was that the flash didn’t take energy from the camera but had its own battery. (From the catalogue 1966.)

Never forget1920

Wax crayons

Since the 1700s, children and artists have created masterpieces using pulverized chalk and colour powder in a wax base.

Never forget1920

Paint box

A solid paint box for the oil artist of the early 1900s. The walnut box contained a colour palette, and also 12 paint tubes, six brushes and drawing charcoal.

Never forget1970


The magnifier allowed the home photographer to make copies in all sizes. (From the catalogue 1978.)

Never forget1950

Slide projector

A German version in ebonite, for slides sized 5×5 centimeters. (From the catalogue 1957.)

Never forget1990

Director’s chair

The foldable director’s chair is invaluable for working in the field. It’s easy to pack and light to carry. Today, it’s an iconic symbol for the movie industry.

Never forget1950

Reporter bag

An ideal carry-all for the professional or amateur reporter, with room for a camera, note pad and ink pen. (From the catalogue 1959.)

Never forget1930

Rubber eraser

This eraser features 80 grams of rubber with a brush for those who want to erase quickly before the ink dries. (From the catalogue 1933.)

Never forget1920

Drawing table

An ergonomic drawing table from the beginning of the 1900s that let creative people work in comfort. (From the catalogue 1926.)

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