No 4 Kodak camera

Made:
1889 in New York

No. 4 Kodak camera, 1890-1897, manufactured by Eastman Company. Box camera for factory loaded film 48 exposures 5 x 4 inches. Bausch and Lomb universal lens, rotating plate with four apertures, sector type shutter cocked by string (broken), rack and pinion focusing, two reflecting finders, exposure counter -110, no 9362. Overall: 165 mm x 130 mm x 322 mm. This camera was the largest of the first generation of Kodak cameras.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1403
Materials:
glass, leatherette, white metal, wood (unidentified), yellow metal
type:
film camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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