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Etymology of Doris

Niimi says in his book about the etymology of camera names that "the Doris was named after its maker, Mr Motodori (本鳥): "Dori's camera", thus "Doris"." But does he say which of the Doris cameras he's alluding to? Is it the postwar 4.5×6 folder or the prewar 3×4 models?

It seems logical that the prewar Doris were made by this Motodori / Nissan company too, and that it used the name again after the war, but there is no evidence for the moment.

--Rebollo fr 07:33, 27 October 2006 (EDT)