Carbine folding bellows camera

Made:
c.1920 in London
maker:
George Houghton and Son

Carbine folding bellows camera for rollfilm No.118 3 1.4 x 4 1/4". Focusing by rack and pinion. Scale has two setttings F for films and Pl for plates.Button to lower drop front. Fitted with a double bellows extension and Aldis Anastigmat lens F.7.7 in shutter with speeds 1 sec-1/100 B.&T. With brilliant optical waist-level viewfinder with attached spirit level on front lens panel. Of wood and metal construction with black leather covering. George Houghton & Sons, c.1920.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/412
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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