Butcher's Empire Cinematograph Model A

Made:
Blackheath
maker:
W Butcher and Sons
Butchers Empire 35mm Projector, Model A

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Butchers Empire 35mm Projector, Model A
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Butcher's Empire Cinematograph Model A. Projector mechanism for 35mm film. Intermittent and two continuous sprockets (of 2 sizes). Taylor Hobson back projection lens F: 1 3/4 inches, No. 182956 in rack and pinion focusing mount. Rack and pinion framing on lens, lamphouse and gate. Two blade shutter, before lens. Originally fitted with electric motor in base with transformer for low voltage lamp. Lamphouse attached to gate rear. Double condenser and parabolic reflector fitted.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/3351
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, steel (metal) and white metal (unknown)
Measurements:
deployed: 630 mm x 170 mm x 520 mm,
type:
35mm cine projector
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image viewing equipment
  • image projecting equipment (unit)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford