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Artist or CreatorChristian Adams
Title or CaptionBackbench A Sketch
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date04 Feb 2013
Embedded text or transcriptMagic screen
Person DepictedCameron; David (1966 Oct. 9-);
Implied textToys: Etch-a-sketch
NotesNews: "Andre Cassagnes, who has died aged 86, was the inventor of Etch A Sketch, a mechanical drawing device that proved to be one of the most popular children's toys of the past half century. The Etch A Sketch has a flat grey screen framed in red plastic, and the appearance of a small television set. Two knobs at each of the lower corners of the device move a stylus that displaces aluminium powder on the back of the screen, allowing lines to be drawn as if "magically" on the screen. The left-hand knob moves the stylus horizontally, the right one vertically. If a child is dissatisfied with his or her "doodle", it can be erased simply by shaking the device. ... " Obituaries, Daily Telegeraph
Subjectsprime ministers
backbench rebellion
Conservative Party
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