Ensign 2 1/4 B box camera, c 1910

Made:
1904-1915 in London
maker:
Houghtons Limited

Box Ensign 2 1/4 B box camera for rollfilm 120 2 1/4 x 3 1/4". Fitted with a fixed focus meniscus lens. Strip of metal with three cut out circles acts as stops. Shutter has two settings: instantaneous and time. With two waistlevel viewfinders and a wire frame finder. Houghton-Butcher, c.1910.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/475
Materials:
glass, leather, wood (unidentified)
type:
box camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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