Ensign folding bellows camera model No.340, c 1922

Made:
1917-1927 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

Ensign folding bellows camera model No.340 for rollfilm No.118 and plates 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. Fitted with Ross homocentric lens F.6.3 5" mounted into an Ensign Sector No.1 ever set type shutter, speeds 1 sec 1/100sec B. & T. Focusing scale fitted to the left side of the drop front which can be moved to 3 positions, F for film, P for plate and K for special Klito pack. With optical waist-level viewfinder with spirit level attach to top left side of the lens panel. Of wood and metal construction with black and leather construction with nickel plated fittings. George Houghton and Sons, c.1922

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/258
Materials:
leather, metal (unknown), nickel plated, wood (unidentified)
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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