Replica of Cherry Portable Camera

Made:
1984 (1903) in Japan
maker:
Kunishiroku Photo Industries Co. Ltd.

Replica of Cherry camera, 1984 (original from 1903), made by Konishiroku Photo Ind. Co. Ltd., Japan. In presentation case, with folder with photos taken with camera.

The original, produced in 1903, was the first mass-produced Japanese camera. A falling-plate magazine camera for 2 x 3/1/4" plates, it was a copy of W Butcher & Son's Little Nipper camera. This is number 15 of a limited edition of 25. No examples of the original camera are known to have survived.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/6841
type:
replica
taxonomy:
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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