The Cameo folding bellows camera

Made:
1920 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

The Cameo folding bellows camera for negatives 2 1/2 x 3 1/2". Rising front and side movement. With brilliant reflex optical finder fitted in top left corner. With wire frame finder. Fitted with a Wallace Heaton Zodillar F.3.8 105mm in a ring Compur shutter, speeds 1 sec 1/250 and slef timing device. Made of wood, metal and covered in black leather. With Rollfilm holder. c.1929.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/527
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
plate 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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