Ensign special tropical single lens reflex camera, c 1920

Made:
1915-1925 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

Ensign special tropical single lens reflex camera for plates or cutfilm negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". Made of teak with brass fittings. Self capping focal plane shutter, speeds 1/15-1/1000sec and T. Lens panel has rising front. Fitted with an Aldis Butcher Anastigmat F.4.5 6" f.l. ith 5 single metal slides. Houghton-Butcher, c.1920

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/630
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, teak (wood)
type:
reflex 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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