Paul's Cinematograph Camera No 2

Made:
1896 in England
maker:
Robert William Paul

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Early Kinematograph apparatus by Robert Paul, London, 1896. One camera with continuous feed. This camera was possibly
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Early Kinematograph apparatus by Robert Paul, London, 1896. One camera with continuous feed. This camera was possibly
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early Kinematograph apparatus by Robert Paul, London, 1896. One camera with continuous feed. This camera was possibly
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early Kinematograph apparatus by Robert Paul, London, 1896. One camera with continuous feed. This camera was possibly
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early Kinematograph apparatus by Robert Paul, London, 1896. One camera with continuous feed. This camera was possibly
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Early Kinematograph apparatus:- one camera with continuous feed, as used in 1896.

Paul's Cinematograph used 35mm film. It could be mounted on a tripod base with a panning head, allowing the camera to be swiveled to follow the action and is one of the earliest such devices.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1913-550
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
type:
cinematograph
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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