No 2 Portrait Brownie camera

Made:
1928-1935 in Harrow
maker:
Kodak Limited
No 2 Portrait Brownie camera
      A simple box-form metalbodied snapshot camera for 2 1/4" by 3 1/4" photographs on 120 size rollfilm

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No 2 Portrait Brownie camera A simple box-form metalbodied snapshot camera for 2 1/4" by 3 1/4" photographs on 120 size rollfilm
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, sliding plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, portrait lens on spring loaded lever with two brilliant reflecting finder. In blue leatherette. 1929-1935.

Brownie No 2 Model F portrait camera made by Kodak Limited in England, between 1929 and 1935.

A simple box-form metal bodied camera for 2 ¼" by 3 ¼" photographs on 120 size roll film. It is fitted with a meniscus lens and a supplementary portrait lens on a spring-loaded lever. This model was the first design to be produced by the new Kodak camera factory at Harrow and was made in a variety of coloured finishes - grey, claret, brown, red, green and blue as well as black.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/1657
Materials:
glass and leatherette
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford