Brownie Flash B camera

Made:
c. 1959 in London
maker:
Kodak Limited

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Brownie Flash B camera Box-type camera using 620 film
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Box camera for 620 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, fixed aperture. Rotary suter /40/80/B. Flash synchronised screw and pin contacts. Exposure guide. Yellow filter and close up portrait lenses on sliding plate. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Buff leatherette and brown paint. Kodak Limited, 1958-1960.

Brownie Flash B, made by Kodak Limited in London, 1958-1960.

Fitted with a meniscus lens, fixed aperture. Rotary suter /40/80/B. Flash synchronised screw and pin contacts. Exposure guide. Yellow filter and close up portrait lenses on sliding plate. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Buff leatherette and brown paint.

The Brownie Flash B is a box camera which takes 2¼ by 3¼" frames on 620 film, it has a two-speed shutter, a close-focus lens, a yellow filter and flash sync. A flash could be connected to it using the Kodak screw-and-pin mounting.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2710
Materials:
glass, leatherette
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • 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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