Silhouette (1970 - 1990s)
1000 / 1200 W and later 2000W profiles
Sil 10, Sil 15, Sil 25, Sil 30 (22-40 degree), Sil 40
Used 1000W T11 or 1200W T29 lamp until Mk.3, when 2000W CP43 lamp was used
Silhouette: 1970 - Original blue Silhouette for T.V.
Silhouette Mk.1: 1972 - The first black Silhouette with interchangeable lens tubes rebalancing fork, spoon and blade shutters, plug in lamp tray.
Repertoire Silhouette: 1975 - Designed for the National Theatre with slide in lockable shutter sets and slide in interchangeable lens tubes.
Silhouette Mk.2 (1978): New peak-flat reflector and improved plug in lamp tray. Improved yoke locking system, standard shutter sets (slide, top & bottom blades).
Variable lens combinations: 10° - 15° - 25° - 30° - 40°
Silhouette Mk.3 (1987): 2000/2500W
CCT Hire Price List 1975 p.2 (July 1975)
CCT Hire Price List 1975 p.6 (July 1975)
Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection
Catalogue & Journal Entries for Silhouette in the Backstage Heritage Collection