Palko rollfilm camera

Made:
Chicago
maker:
Cruvers-Peters Co

Folding camera for 3 1/2 inch rollfilm 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch rapid symmetrical lens f/8 - US stops 4-128. With Ilex general shutter with 5 blades, 5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Sliding rising and cross front, lever focusing to 6'. With brilliant reflecting viewfinder. Film carried in two enclosed chambers. Moving one pulled by rod in front of ground glass screen unrolling film, exposed film taken up on return movement. Automatic exposure counter. US Patents July 2nd 1912, May 7th 1918 and January 21st 1919. Cruver-Peters Co, Chicago.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/750
type:
rollfilm camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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