Contessa Nettel folding bellows camera

Made:
c.1922 in Dresden
maker:
Contessa-Nettel AG

Contessa Nettel folding bellows camera for plates or sheet-film size 3 1/4 x 4 1.4". Has double extension anmd focusing is by rack and pinion. Front panel has rising front and side movement. Fitted with a Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar F.4.5 150mm lens mounted in a dial set Compur shutter with speeds 1 sec to 1/150 B. & T. With back of ground glass and brilliant waist-level finder on front with spirit level. All metal construction with black leather cover. C.1922

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/45
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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