No 2 Portrait Brownie camera

1928-1935 in Harrow
Kodak Limited

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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
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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.


Photographic Technology
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glass and leatherette
rollfilm camera
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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