Minimum cameo collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera

Made:
c.1920 in London
maker:
W Butcher and Sons

Minimum cameo collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera for negatives 4 3/4 x 6 1/2. Rack and pinion focusing which operates focusing and double extension. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder with spirit level. With back ground-glass screen. Lens panel has rising front and cross front movement. Fitted with a Rapid Rectilinear F.8 approx 7.5" f.1 mounted in a pneumatic shutter called automatic with speeds 1 -1/100sec B. & T. Made of wood and aluminium covered in black leather. Butcehr, c.1920.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Arthur Frank Collection
Object Number:
1979-559/622
Materials:
aluminium (metal), glass, leather and wood (unidentified)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection