Apem Press camera

Made:
1925
maker:
ApeM

Apem 'Press' camera, no. W251. A collapsing camera for 2 1/2 x 3 12 inch plates. Fitted with a Soho anastigmat lens f/4.5-22. Fabric focal plane shutter 18/24/36/75/150/300/800/B/T. Folding wire frame finder. Sliding rising and cross from (little movement). Helical focusing. Focusing screen missing. Apem. Patent no 170719/21. Overall (deployed): 170 mm x 160 mm x 135 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2551
Materials:
fabric, glass, leatherette and metal (unknown)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 170 mm x 160 mm x 135 mm,
type:
plate camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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