American Aircraft camera K.20

Made:
c.1943 in Rochester

American Aircraft camera K.20 using rollfilm. Negative size 5 inch square. With hand operated trigger mechanism. Shutter speeds 1/125 - 1/500 sec. Diaphragm operated at the front of the camera. Fitted with a Paragon Anastifmat F.4.6 163mm f.l. WIth an optical direct vision viewfinder mounted on the top of the camera. Optical Company, c.1943.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/730
Materials:
glass, wood
type:
aircraft camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • press camera
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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