Pneumatic Camera Shutter

Made:
1890-1900

Pneumatic drop shutter; wood drop shutter with pneumatic (bulb) operation. Shutter designed for silent action at slow speeds.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
Y1966.28.86
Materials:
metal (unknown), rubber (unidentified), velvet, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
main body: 23 mm x 145 mm x 84 mm,
type:
shutter
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera accessory
  • shutter
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
credit:
Gift of J.T. Chapman Limited
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.