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Light Table, Photographic
Green painted metal unit comprised of 1-Elevating table, 1-940MC light table, 1-Bausch & Lomb Zoom 270 optics sn.1651AA. 1 Two take-up reels and 6 feet of exposed 70mm Corona film displayed with table beginning 12/30/2014 per curator Jim David
This object is on display in the Space Race exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
This light table was used by the CIA during the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis. Photographic interpreters and CIA personnel carefully studied aerial reconnaissance film on it for evidence of Soviet missle installations.