Empire Model 2 35mm Cinematograph

Made:
1915-1925 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

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Butchers Empire Model 2 35mm Projector
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Butcher's No. 2 Empire Cinematograph. For 35mm film on 400' reels. Pathe Serie Superieure lens, screw focused; beater intermittent, 2 sprockets; before lens shutter. Centrifugal safety shutter; framing device. Iron lamphouse, condenser and light source missing, slides over behind lantern lens, with flasher, tinter slot, rack focusing. On wooden base.

Butcher's Empire Model 2 cinematograph, made by Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited in England, c. 1921.

The Empire cinematograph was a cine camera and projector in one. It took 35mm film on 400' reels and has a Pathé Série Supérieure lens.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7965
Materials:
glass, iron, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
cine projector
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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