The Peckham Wray camera

Made:
c.1950 in London
maker:
Wray Optical Works Ltd.

The Peckham Wray camera for plates or cutfilm 5 x4. Fitted with two shutters, a focal plane roller-blind shutter, built into the body of the camera with speeds from 1/15 to 1/800sec. and T. Second is a Synchro Compur ring pre-set shutter, speeds 1sec 1/500 sec and B into which the lens, a Wray Lustar F.4.5 135mm f.1 is mounted. Both are fitted into a helical mount. With two mirrors and simple wire frame finder mounted on the left of a reflex finder. Wray optical Works, c.1950

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1979-559/717
Materials:
leather and metal (unknown)
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection

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