Punch, 60 (1871), 264.
A Photographic Thief-Trap
Photography, Instruments, Crime
Responds to a report concerning the use of photographs by the French national guards to detect insurgents. Suggests a camera for detecting thieves, in which the thief's footsteps activate a mechanism which exposes the plates and strikes a magnesium light.
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