Watkins Snipe actinometer

Made:
Hereford
maker:
Watkins Meter Company

Watkins snipe actinometer, made by Alfred Watkins. Designed 'for open snaps'. 40mm round tin with card and glass lid; felt pads support paper discs. Darken 4 seconds for number 1 stop, single lens, 6 seconds. VPK 12 seconds RR.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/511
Materials:
felt, metal (unknown) and paper (fibre product)
type:
actinometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford