"Challenge" Tropical Folding Bellows Camera

Made:
1912-1920 in Glasgow
maker:
C P Goerz
and
J Lizars

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"Challenge" Tropical Folding Bellows Camera. Teak with brass fittings.Focusing by rack and pinion. Rising front and side movement lens panel. Fitted with a Goerz Berlin double Anastigmat Dagor F.6.8 150mm f.1 lens series 111 mounted in a lever set pneumatic compound shutter with speeds 1sec 1/200sec B. & T. With optical brilliant waist-level viewfinder mouned on baseboard, Lizars, c.1920

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/16
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, leatherette, mahogany (wood), metal (unknown), nickel plated, phenolic plastic, teak (wood)
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 135 x 260 x 190 mm
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type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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