Ensign Klito folding bellows camera, c 1920

Made:
1920 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

Ensign Klito folding bellows camera negatives 3 1/4 x 5 (9 x 12) for plates and cutfilm. Drop-front pull-out standrtad with double extension bellows with rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a Bauscj & Lomb Rapid Rectilinear lens approx F.8 mounted in a Kodak ball bearing shutter, speeds 1/25 sec 1/100 B. & T. With back ground-glass focusing screen with waist-level finder. Made of wood and metal covered in black leather. Houghton, c.1920

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/537
Materials:
glass, leather, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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