Kodak Brownie Cresta II camera

Made:
c. 1958 in England
maker:
Kodak Limited

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Brownie Cresta II camera A plastic solid-bodied camera for 120 rollfilm
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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Brownie Cresta II camera, 1955-1960, made by Kodak Limited. Plastic bodied camera for 120 film 2 1/4 x 2 3/4" 'Kodet' lens, fixed aperture and focus. Sliding plate with yellow filter and close up lens (4-7'). Flip-flop shutter. Optical direct vision finder. Screw flash contacts for Brownie flash holder. Overall: 90 mm x 135 mm x 80 mm.

Brownie Cresta II camera made by Kodak Limited in the United Kingdom, between 1956 and 1959.

Three versions of the Brownie Cresta were produced between 1955 and 1960. All were made of plastic and took 6 x 6cm images on 120 film.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/623
Materials:
glass, plastic (unidentified), white metal
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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