No.1A ANSCO camera

Made:
c.1912 in Binghampton
maker:
Ansco

No. 1A folding Ansco camera for rollfilm 166. 6 exposures, 2 1/2 x 4 1/4". Sliding clip at top to release back. Button on side releases lowers the drop-front. A lever below the focusing scale moves lens panel. Fitted with Rapid symmetrical, approx F.8 mounted in 4-speed Bionic shutter, speeds,1/10, 1/100 B. & T. Of wood and metal construction with leather covering. Ansco, c.1912

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/405
Materials:
leather, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
rollfilm 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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