Folding mentor camera

Made:
Dresden
maker:
Goltz and Breutmann

Folding Mentor camera, no. 16937. A collapsing press type camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Fitted with an extra rapid aplanet lens, No.1, f/8-44. Focal plane shutter with 11 slit widths and 6 tensions, 66 speed from 1/2 to 1/300sec. Lens panel rotates to give sliding rising or dross front. Helical focusing by lever. Folding optical frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen (missing). Goltz & Breutmann. Overall (deployed): 176 mm x 170 mm x 170 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/2887
Materials:
bone, glass, leather, leatherette, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 176 mm x 170 mm x 170 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