Smithsonian gets it wrong -- the 11/35 on display

Jules Richardson julesrichardsonuk at
Sun Nov 13 16:44:01 CST 2005

Bill Pechter wrote:
> I'm not opposed to an 11/35 front panel used like this in a display... 
> Just wished it had an authentic light pattern.  Running the 11/35 full 
> up under glass would have problems with heat and power.

I'd at least expect them to say it's a simulation and not the real 
thing. I'd expect museums not to pull a stunt like that. Simulation's 
perfectly acceptible if there are legitimate reasons for not having an 
original, but they should tell the public as such.



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