Ensign Midget Folding Bellows Camera, Model 22, 1934

Made:
1934 in Walthamstow
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

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Ensign Midget Folding Bellows Camera, c. 1934. Strut design. Fitted with simple fixed focus meniscus lens and shutter with 2 positions, time and instantaneous. Houghton, 1934. Patent no 271156.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/22
Materials:
cardboard, glass, leatherette, metal (unknown) and nickel plated
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 40 mm x 100 mm x 25 mm, 1.32kg
type:
sub miniature camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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