Newall 35mm studio camera

Made:
c. 1940s in Peterborough
maker:
Mitchell Camera Company
and
Newall Engineering Company

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Newall 35mm camera on a Vinten pedestal
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Newall 35mm camera on a Vinten pedestal
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Newall 35mm studio cine camera. Mitchell 'lookalike' 35mm camera; 4-lens turret with 3 lenses; Cooke Speed Panchero Ser. II lens F:50mm f/2 No 572143; Cooke Speed Panchero Ser. II lens F:75mm f/2 No 538629; Cooke Speed Panchero Ser. II lens F:32mm f/2 No 567730. Lens hood/matte box; optical frame finder with adjustable format indicators; Critical focusing through lens by rack-over mechanism; adjustable shutter; footage, frame counters. Electric motor drive, Mitchell Camera Corp. synchronous motor model DCNS. On steerable TV type dolly ser. no 500/110, with pan and tilt head; power box with three ammeters.

Newall 35mm studio cine camera, made by Newall Engineering Limited in Peterborough.

This 35mm camera has a 4-lens turret with 3 Cooke Speed Panchro lenses. In the 1950s Mitchell Camera Corporation were unable to keep up with demand for their cameras, so for several years Newall Engineering Limited made copy Mitchell cameras under licence.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/6940A
type:
motion picture camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • cine camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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