The Clack folding bellows camera

Made:
c.1910 in Munich
maker:
Rietzschel

The Clack folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" plates or cutffilm. Drop-front pull-out type/ With double extension adn rack and pinion focusing. With rising front and side movement. Lens is interchangable. Fitted with a Lunar Anastigmat Series A F.4.8 120mm f.1 lens made by Rietschel. Mounted in a compund shutter with speeds 1sec 1/250sec B. & Z. With two levers adn brilliant waist-level viewfinder. Made of wood and metal covered in black leather. c.1910

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/190
Materials:
leather, metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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