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Polaroid camera

The Polaroid camera developed its own pictures, right after taking them. The first version appeared in 1948. (From catalogue 2002.)

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Wax crayons

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

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Disposable sports camera

A robust and water-proof camera that could be used on beaches, mountains and hiking. This particular version could also handle being up to three metres under water, to a depth of three metres. (From the catalog 2003.)

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Slide projector

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

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

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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.

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T-shirt with photo

Even if the resolution isn’t always the best, a photo-decorated T-shirt always conveys a clear message.

Never forget1990

Post-it notes

Spencer Silver, an inventor at 3M, was trying to create a new super-glue. Unfortunately, his glue never worked since it was too easy to detach. But, 10 years later, his colleague Arthur Fry wanted to solve the problem of paper notes that always fell out of his note book, and the glue surfaced. The rest is modern business history. (From the catalogue 1999.)

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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