Conway camera, synchronised model

Made:
c. 1950 in Birmingham
maker:
Standard Cameras Limited

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Conway camera, synchronised model Conway camera made in Birmingham, England by Standard Cameras Limited, 1950s
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture. B/I rotary shutter. Close-up lens on lever. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Flash synchronised with two pin contact.

Conway camera made in Birmingham, England by Standard Cameras Limited, 1950s.

Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture. B/I rotary shutter. Close-up lens on lever. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Flash synchronised with two pin contact.

The Conway camera range was made by Standard Cameras and intended as an affordable range of cameras. Conway cameras were similar to those made by Coronet, and often had interchangeable parts. This camera is the synchronised model, slightly different from earlier models in that it has connectors for a synchronised flashgun.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/3053
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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