Ensign auto speed camera, c 1929

Made:
1924-1934 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

Ensign auto speed camera, a folding bellows camera for rollfilm No.120, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type stops at infinity and then lever moves lens panel. Focusing distance 3ft-ing. Lens panel has rising cross front adjustment. Fitted with Aldis Butcher Anastigmat F.3.4 3 inch f.1 lens. With focal plane shutter with speeds 1/15 -1/500sec and T. With brilliant optical viewfinder and wire frame finder fitted to front. All metal camera with black leather covering. Butcher & Houghton Maufacturing Co. c.1929

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/568
Materials:
leather, metal (unknown)
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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