Minute 16 camera

Made:
1949 in New York
maker:
Universal Camera Corporation
Universal Minute 16 camera

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Universal Minute 16 camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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Universal Minute 16 camera. Subminiature camera for 16mm film in special cassette. Manufactured by Universal Camera Co., USA. Sub miniature camera for 16mm film in special cassette 10x14mm. Fixed aperture lens; fixed speed shutter; lever wind; folding frame finder. Shaped like small cinecamera.

Minute 16 camera, made by Universal Camera Corporation in the United States, 1949.

A subminiature camera, designed to resemble a small cine camera. The Minute 16 uses 16mm film in special cassettes, and is fitted with a fixed aperture lens and fixed-speed guillotine shutter.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/7067
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
sub miniature camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford