Ensign folding bellows camera, c 1910

Made:
1904-1915 in London
maker:
Houghtons Limited

Ensign folding bellows camera for rollfilm 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" size. Drop-front pull-out standard type with manual focusing. Fitted with an Aldis-Anastigmat F.7.7, 5.5" f.1 mountedin a 3-speed 'Tricho' shutter. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder with spirit level attached to front standard, Of wood and metal construction covered in black leather. Houghton and Butcher Manufacturing Co. Ltd., c 1912.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/58
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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