Watkins Snipe actinometer

Made:
Hereford
maker:
Watkins Meter Company

Watkins snipe actinometer, made by Alfred Watkins. Designed 'for open snaps'. 40mm round tin with card and glass lid; felt pads support paper discs. Darken 4 seconds for number 1 stop, single lens, 6 seconds. VPK 12 seconds RR.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/511
Materials:
felt, metal (unknown), paper (fibre product)
type:
actinometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.