RB Auto Graflex camera owned by Howard Carter

Made:
1910-1922 in United States
maker:
Kodak

Kodak Collection| National Media Museum, Bradford| Science & Society Picture Library
Kodak Collection| National Media Museum, Bradford| Science & Society Picture Library

RB Auto Graflex camera. Folmer and Schwing Div, Eastman Kodak Co. Single lens reflex camera for 5x4" plates, no lens; Fabric focal plane shutter 24 speeds 1/10 - 1/1000 sec, B. Reflex focussing screen. No.94753, by Kodak, United States of America, 1910-1922. Owned by Howard Carter, the archaeologist; used to photograph in situ the tomb of Tutankhamun when discovered (1922).

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/33
Materials:
aluminium (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, leatherette and steel (metal)
Measurements:
overall (closed): 225 mm x 176 mm x 268 mm,
type:
camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford