Kodak No 5 folding Kodet camera

Made:
1895-1897 in New York

No 5 Folding Kodet camera, 1895-1897, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. Folding camera for 5 x 7 plates or roll film. Fitted with an achromatic lens, rotating disc with four apertures, built in Kodet shutter, adjustable slow to fast I/T. Sliding focus, sliding rising and cross front, rotating reflecting finder on the baseboard with Eastman roll holder for 7 inch rollfilm, with exposure counter No 534. With ground glass screen, camera no 592. Overall (deployed): 190 mm x 230 mm x 344 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1373
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, glass, mahogany (wood), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 190 mm x 230 mm x 344 mm,
type:
stand camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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