Thornton Pickard 'Victory' single lens reflex camera, c 1920

Made:
1915-1925 in Altrincham
maker:
Thornton-Pickard Manufacturing Company

Thornton Pickard 'Victory' single lens reflex camera. With no reversing back. Rack and pinon focusing with focal plane shutter. Shutter speeds obtained by varying aperture with speeds a/10 to 1/1000 and T. Lens panel has rising front and is fitted a Wray Lustrar F.5.9 5" f.1 lens. Wood construction with metal fittings covered in black leather. Thornton Pickard Manufacturing Co. c 1920.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/641
Materials:
leather, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
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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