Klimax folding bellows camera

Made:
c.1922 in London
maker:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Company Limited

Klimax folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm, negative size 3 1/2 x 5 1/2.Drop-front pull-out type with double extension bellows. Rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a Beck Mutar Anastigmat F.6 Patent Series 11 No.12 lens mounted in a pneumatic Lukos 111 everset shutter, speeds 1 1/100sec B T. & C. With back ground-glass screen and waist-level viewfinder with spiritlevel attached. Of wood and metal construction covered in black leather. Houghton c.1922

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/549
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