Ensignette camera, c 1914

Made:
1907-1915 in London
maker:
Houghtons Limited

Ensignette camera, collapsing camera for 1 1/2 inch wide rollfilm 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches. Fitted with a simple lens, rotating plate with three apertures f/11, 16, 22. T/I shutter. Brilliant reflecting finder. No. 4601. Pat. 28464/1907. Dist no. P19418. Houghton-Butcher. Overall (deployed): 54 mm x 100 mm x 86 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/3016
Materials:
glass, leather, white metal (unknown)
Measurements:
overall (open): 52 mm x 100 mm x 83 mm,
overall (deployed): 54 mm x 100 mm x 86 mm,
type:
rollfilm 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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