May Fair box camera for rollfilm No. 120

Made:
1930 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

May Fair box camera for No. 120, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 film. Metal body with black leatherette covering. Fitted with a fixed meniscus lens and shutter with 2 settings, instanteous and time. Choice of two apertures, large and small. Fitted with two waist-level frame finder. Compartment at side contains a portrait attachment. Houghton Butcher, c.1920.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/506
Materials:
glass, leatherette, metal (unknown)
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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