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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward H. Amet Collection
    Dates: 1895-1922
    Collection Number: P-042
    Creator/Collector: Amet, Edward H. (Edward Hill), 1860-1948
    Extent: .4 linear feet (Boxes: ½ letter)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photographs. Amet's inventions, motion picture experimentation, real photo postcards of aviation from ca. 1909-10. 1895-1922, undated.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Edward H. Amet Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Edward Hill Amet (1860-1948) was the inventor of the first practical 35mm motion picture projector, the Magniscope. He also invented other movie and sound machines. He also invented the Ethelo, a violin-like instrument.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs. Amet's inventions, motion picture experimentation, real photo postcards of aviation from ca. 1909-10. 1895-1922, undated. See also GC 1220 E. H. Amet (1860-1948) Collection.

    Indexing Terms

    Camera, early photography & moving pictures