The Cameo folding bellows camera

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

The Cameo folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm 2 1/2 x 3 1/2". Front lens panel has rising front and side movement. Fitted wuth an Aldis Uno Anastigmat F.7.7 mounted in a Lukos II shutter, speeds 1/25, 1/100 B. & T. Focusing and viewing by briliant waist-level viewfinder or back ground-glass screen. Optical frame finder found on top. Drop-front base plate of aluminium. Main body of wood with black leather Houghtons Butcher, c. 1920

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/538
Materials:
aluminium (metal), leather, 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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