Prestwich Model 4 35mm Cine Camera and Printer

Made:
1893-1903 in Tottenham
maker:
J A Prestwich Industries Limited

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Prestwich Model 4 35mm cine camera and printer
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Prestwich Model 4 35mm cine camera and printer, c 1898. Cine camera for 35mm film in 75 or 500 foot magazines. Lens missing (the lens barrel fitted was added on later to the lens panel). Hand turned, handle missing. With Prestwich spring claw mechanism and single sprocket. Direct optical finder with shoe fitting, ground glass screen image. Rotary footage indicator to 75 feet. With two 500 foot and two 75 foot magazines with external fitting.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/3273
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), leather, mahogany (wood), paper (fibre product), plastic (unidentified), white metal (unknown)
type:
cine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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