Birtac cine camera/projector

Made:
1898
maker:
Birt Acres

"Birtac" camera projector for 17.5mm film, made by Birt Acres in 1898; complete with handle, lens, two mantle holders and spool of positive film showing "Domestic Scene". The camera uses 17.5mm film, 35mm film split down the middle. The magazines hold 20 feet of film, sufficient for about 40 seconds of filming. The intermittent motion is of the 'dog' type.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1946-311
Materials:
brass, glass, wood
type:
17.5 mm ciné camera/projector
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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