Polaroid Land camera Model 95

Made:
1948-1953 in Cambridge
maker:
Polaroid Corporation

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Polaroid Land camera Model 95
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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Polaroid Land Model 95 made by Polaroid in the United States, 1948-1953.

Folding camera for self processing film packs 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Lens with rotating plate with apertures marked 1-8. T/I shutter. Lever focusing. Folding optical frame finder with front ball sight on spring stalk. Accessory show. Flash synchronized, bayonet fitting. No.0570942.

Polaroid Corporation was most famous for its instant cameras. Early models were called Land cameras, after the founder of Polaroid Edwin Land. Model 95 was the first of Polaroid’s instant picture cameras and over 1.5 million Models 95, 95A and 95B were made. The technology packed the chemistry of a darkroom into a hand-held camera. The Model 95 is a folding camera for self processing film packs of 3 ¼ by 4 ¼ inches.

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Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/2828
Materials:
glass, leather, leatherette, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (standing): 260 mm x 140 mm x 210 mm, 1.9 kg
type:
instant film camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • 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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