Speed Graphic camera, c 1914. In fitted case with 2 blockform double darkslides, Premo filmpack adaptor and spare uncut lens panel. Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch plates. Berthiot Olor lens No 5 Series IIA F:170mm, f/5.7 Serial No 63822, F & S focal plane shutter, 6 tensions, four slit widths 1/10 - 1/1000 second. Rack and pinion focusing; sliding rising front, folding optical frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen in spring back, non reversible. Name 'CC Ryan, Vancouver', scratched on top. Serial No 31971. Overall (deployed): 230 mm x 190 mm x 260 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/4248
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), leather, leatherette, white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 230 mm x 190 mm x 260 mm,
type:
folding bellows camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford